Can You Own Part of an Asteroid?

Coal miners mine coal; diamond miners mine diamonds; gold miners mine gold; space miners (will) mine space—and anything in it that has precious metals or compounds that can be whisked …

 

小行星探宝不是梦 其中有颗价值堪比全球GDP

小行星探宝不是梦 其中有颗价值堪比全球GDP “开发太空矿业已不再仅是儒勒·凡尔纳笔下的科幻篇章,因为人类着陆小行星并取回原料的航天科技在可能性上已得到证明。”这是欧洲航天局前局长雅克·多尔丹本月初在卢森堡政府宣布将支持太空小行星矿业开发时所言,未来他将为其承担相关顾问工作。 上月中旬,美国《连线》月刊网站曾发表《太空采矿可能引发星球大战》一文,有专家预言,太空采矿或将是下半个世纪最赚钱的行业之一。卢森堡是一个国土面积不大的国家,而现在成为太空活动的积极参与者,可谓开了欧洲先河。那么,小行星上都存在什么宝藏,目前都有哪些国家及公司跃跃欲试要去探囊取物呢?  http://tech.qq.com/a/20160218/036945.htm  

 
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Race for asteroid resources

The future of space travel could depend on this urgent race for asteroid resources Michael Tabb OBSESSION Space Business May 25, 2016 Whether it’s colonizing Mars or harvesting materials from …

 

Luxembourg begins drafting new asteroid mining law

(AFP) Luxembourg will shortly draw up legislation to facilitate its ground-breaking new diversification – mining asteroids. Extracting precious metals, rare minerals and othervaluable commodities on passing asteroids is a staple …

 
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Lawmaker Unveils Wide-Reaching Space Reform Act

“America has long dominated the ‘ultimate high ground’ of space. However, space is becoming more congested, contested, and competitive,” Rep. Jim Bridenstine, R-Okla., said in an April 12 statement announcing the …