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SPACE MINING

Hank summarizes the exciting news about Planetary Resources, a company with plans to mine near-earth asteroids for precious metals and water, and what these plans might mean for humanity’s future in space.

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For more information on this topic:
Planetary Resources website
http://www.planetaryresources.com/
Brief on the company from Technology Review
http://www.technologyreview.com/blog/mimssbits/27776/?p1=blogs
Asteroid Retrieval Feasibility Study
http://kiss.caltech.edu/study/asteroid/asteroid_final_report.pdf

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