Another asteroid mining company will announce its plans tomorrow, Tuesday.


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The competition heats up: Another asteroid mining company will announce its plans tomorrow, Tuesday.

As I mentioned earlier today, it is important to maintain a skeptical attitude to each of these new commercial space companies, even as we cheer them on enthusiastically. For example, I am very curious how this company has come through with a “breakthrough process for manufacturing in space.” What could this be, and why has no one thought of it before?

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  • wodun

    And how do they know their process will work without testing it under real world conditions?

    It is cool all these businesses are popping up, hopefully some will survive.

  • Pzatchok

    When they can get an engine of some type clamped to an asteroid and start thrusting it closer to Earth then and only then will I think they have a chance to mine in outer space.

    Even if they try to capture an near Earth asteroid they will need a way to drive it into an eventual Earth or Lunar orbit.

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