Asteroid mining and other out-there ideas from the tech titans
It's for real: Planetary Resources, the world's newest and most audacious space company, is set to start prospecting near-Earth asteroids by the end of.
A Texas billionaire financing space robots, mining near-earth asteroids for platinum and gold, may sound like the plot line to the latest 3-D adventure movie, but it isn't.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new company is making plans to mine fuel and minerals out of asteroids that whiz past Earth. Planetary Resources Inc., says the mining and fuel processing would all be done by robotic ships and will eventually lead to the creation
For a lot of reasons, the legal ramifications of today's asteroid mining announcement are almost as complex as the technological ones. “As far as law is concerned, there's nothing inherently in the space treaties that prohibits
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