Category Archives: Space mining

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

Posted in Helium-3, Space mining | Comments Off on Mining The Moon

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

Posted in Helium-3, Space mining | Comments Off on Mining The Moon Ready To Lift Off By 2025

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

Posted in Helium-3, Space mining | Comments Off on ESA Planning To Mine The Moon

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

Posted in Helium-3, Space mining | Comments Off on Why Are We Going Back To The Moon On Helium-3?

India Seeks to Power the World with Lunar Helium-3

In recent years, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has made tremendous progress. Among other things, they have developed cryogenic engines and had numerous successful rocket liftoffs. In fact, just this year, ISRO broke a major record. In February, they … Continue reading

Posted in Helium-3, Space mining | Comments Off on India Seeks to Power the World with Lunar Helium-3