Category Archives: Space mining

Toyota Designs The Ultimate Off-roader … For A Mission On The Moon

More in-depth info on the six-wheel Toyota that will venture off-planet Have you been paying attention to the international moon race going on right now? I’d somehow missed the fact that countries ranging from India and Israel to China and … Continue reading

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Mining The Moon

If you were transported to the Moon this very instant, you would surely and rapidly die. That’s because there’s no atmosphere, the surface temperature varies from a roasting 130 degrees Celsius (266 F) to a bone-chilling minus 170 C (minus … Continue reading

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Mining The Moon Ready To Lift Off By 2025

In this concept image, a resource prospector carrying a payload roves on the lunar surface. (Image courtesy of NASA.) European scientists have announced plans to start mining the moon as early as 2025, though what they’ll be extracting is neither … Continue reading

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ESA Planning To Mine The Moon

Last week, the European Space Agency (ESA) has announced the signing of a one-year contract with ArianeGroup, a European aerospace consortium. The intention is part of a bid to look at the feasibility of mining on the surface in the … Continue reading

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Why Are We Going Back To The Moon On Helium-3?

ISRO Indian Space Research Organization’s plans to mine the moon for helium-3 (He-3), according to various news reports such as Hindustan Times, Financial Express, Deccan Chronicle and the Times of India. It is unbelievable how fast we are making this … Continue reading

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