NASA’s Contracted With Deep Space Industries and Planetary Resources To Promote Asteroid Mining

November 23, 2014 8:27 PM

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Despite the fact that Science has gotten us thus far, humankind has dependably been looking to investigate new ways of enhancing our lives. With resources being utilized up at an expanding rate, two autonomous associations are looking to recover resources from space via asteroid mining. After the successful landing of the probe on a comet, NASA is offering contracts to two organizations known as Deep Space Industries and Planetary Resources who intend to pursue asteroid mining.

Finding new resources has been something that humankind has always required, asteroid (space rock) mining concentrates on reaping resources, for example, minerals, silicate minerals, metals and carbonaceous materials that can be sold at costs ranging from $5000 to $25000 for every kilogram. Though, ...

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