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Courtesy NASA Asteroid Mining and Refining

First, some bad news: If you’ve been practicing for a job as an in-person asteroid miner—wearing an old-timey diving suit, drinking your own (recycled! purified!) urine, etc.—you can give it a rest. Asteroid mining and prospecting probably won’t involve astronauts

NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA Asteroid Mining Econ 101

In the Fw:Thinking video about the future of water, Jonathan mentioned the possibility that humans will set up mining operations in space to harvest resources, including water, from asteroids. Well, I think it’s official: The asteroid mining industry now has

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