Thursday / 28 August 2014

Mining Moon Viable Alternative To Exploiting Dwindling Terrestrial Resources


Increasing Scarcity Of Resources On Earth & Potential Environmental Repercussions Could Significantly Drive Up Cost Of Energy / Critical Metals By At Least 10-20 Times In Next 20 Years; Rapidly Advancing Space Access / Exploration Technology, Initiatives Of Governments & Commercial Enterprises, Making Space Viable Venue To Access Plentiful Resources Through Space-Based Solar Power, Mining Moon & NEOs; Environmental Advocates Noting That Moon Mining May Be Preferable To Desecrating Arctic

Image Credit: Popular Mechanics, Greenpeace