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Researchers Identify 12 Asteroids Close Enough For Space Mining

Common sense would suggest that humans would want to do everything possible to discourage the asteroids hurdling through solar system from heading towards Earth. But in the too-futuristic era of space rock mining, that’s just not the case anymore.


Here's Your Chance To Become One Of The First Asteroid Prospectors

It was just over a year ago, back in April 2012, that we first learned the intentions of a company known as Planetary Resources: asteroid mining. As in going into space, finding an asteroid that’s not-too-far from Earth, and mining it for precious minerals and/or water which could be used as space-fuel for other missions. In a word: ambitious.


Would You Like To Be A Space Miner?

Planetary Resources, the company that is planning to mine near-Earth asteroids, has received lots of emails from fans wanting to participate in its exciting venture. In fact, it may open the possibility for you to be part of it.


This Is How Asteroid Mining Will Work

Yesterday, a group of billionaires, scientists and engineers announced what could become the most important enterprise in human history since Columbus sailed West: an asteroid-mining company called Planetary Resources. They want to jump-start a completely new industry between the Earth and the moon, one that will add trillions of dollars to the world economy and ensure our prosperity for centuries to come.


How The Space Miners Will Bring Trillions Of Dollars To Earth

A group of billionaires and former NASA scientists is now unveiling the first asteroid mining company in history. They claim they will “add trillions of dollars to the global GDP” and “help ensure humanity’s prosperity” by mining asteroids for rare metals like gold and platinum.


New Asteroid Mining Company May Solve World’s Economic Problems

Early on Wednesday morning, a group of billionaires and former NASA scientists will announce Planetary Resources, the first asteroid mining company in history. They claim they will “add trillions of dollars to the global GDP” and “help ensure humanity’s prosperity”.


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