There was Planetary Resources…. now there’s Deep Space Industries. Is asteroid mining sounding more sci-fi than sci-fact? Or will it be the next big gold rush? We should have a partial answer by 2015…

Second Company Announces Plan to Mine Asteroids

Newly formed Deep Space Industries unveiled an ambitious plan on Tuesday to extract raw materials from nearby asteroids and turn it into fuel and spare parts for satellites. Read more…

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    I don’t think this is actually all that sci-fi. I mean, it may end up being impractical, especially for us on Earth,...
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    Madness
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