All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘space mining’

Asteroid Worth $195B to Swing By Earth on February 15

On February 15 an asteroid named 2012 DA14 will pass very close to the Earth. It will swing within just 17,200 miles of the planet’s surface, which is well within the orbit of the man-made geosynchronous satellites that orbit the Earth. By coming within just one-thirteenth the distance from the Earth to the moon, the asteroid will set a record …

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Space Exploration Is The Next Frontier Of The Economy

We all want more money. Unless you have figured out the secrets of Buddhism or Taoism, money helps us achieve what we need and want. The only problem is that money isn’t easy to come by for the large majority of people. How do we get more money? Space exploration and mining. A new infographic from the fine folks at …

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James Cameron Teaming With Google Execs For Space Mining

Film director James Cameron is well on his way to being known just as much for his explorer credentials as his movies. The 58-year old–whose films Titanic and Avatar are the highest-grossing movies of all time–can now add space exploration to his resume, which already includes being the first man to reach the bottom of the waters of the Mariana …

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