Commercial Spaceflight And The Dawning Age of NewSpace

The truth about asteroid mining

As our Earth orbits lazily around the Sun, some 13,000 asteroids pass close by. Known as Near Earth Objects (NEOs), these asteroids are more than just a heavenly curiosity; they are treasures. The resources contained within them mean they have the potential to provide untold riches, the future oil fields of space.

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