I’m not sure I agree it will “save the earth” – still gotta worry about that climate change stuff. But it should help! And certainly, asteroid mining will bolster our access to technology and open up opportunities.
Asteroid mining figures prominently in my work in progress, The Cloud.
I have an interest in the mining of asteroids, which features as a central driver of the plot in my upcoming novel The Cloud. By Philip Metzger Mining asteroids might seem like the stuff of science fiction, but there are companies and a few governments already working hard to make it real. This should not be surprising: […]Read more "Want Faster Data and a Cleaner Planet? Start Mining Asteroids"