"Your average asteroid is a loosely held ball of gravel."

Everything you wanted to know about asteroid mining

#Space

Sat, Aug 27th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

In this video, Isaac Arthur looks at the variety of asteroids available and what acquiring their resources will require.

This video continues our look at Colonizing Space by examining the idea of Asteroid Mining and setting up colonies on Asteroids. We explore the science as well as practical issues of engineering, economics, legality, and psychology of such distant outposts.

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