Asteroid Mining:
Booming 21st Century Gold Rush?

If I’m honest, I’m a huge supporter of asteroid mining. While it’s good that there are many who are critical of the idea, it also seems like a logical step for the human race to take. Rather than destroying more of planet Earth for the resources our society needs, let’s mine some drifting chunks of space rock. If it all works, it may help to reduce pollution, while simultaneously opening the door to true exploration of the solar system. What do you think?

(Read more at Discovery Space…)

About Invader Xan

Molecular astrophysicist, usually found writing frenziedly, staring at the sky, or drinking mojitos.
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