Wednesday / 25 April 2012

LRO Data Critical For Lunar & Asteroid Mining Preparations

Image Credit: NASA, Planetary Resources Inc, Astrobotic Technology Inc

New Wave Of Interest In Lunar / Asteroid Mining Peaking With Announcement Of Billionaire-Backed Planetary Resources Inc., Developing Plans Of Moon Express & Astrobotic Technology; Craig Covault Notes Importance Of LRO High Resolution Mapping Capabilities To Prepare For Future Human-Tended Robotic Surface Mining Operations; LRO Orbiting At Altitude Of 24-29km