asteroid mining

Construction Tips from a Type 2 Engineer: Collaboration with Isaac Arthur

Fraser Cain and Isaac Arthur team up again to bring you another epic collaboration. This time, it’s construction tips from…

5 years ago

Can We Own Space? Buying Your Own Piece of the High Frontier

Owning land here on Earth is nice and legal. But what about a plot of land on the Moon or…

5 years ago

Colonizing the Outer Solar System

This episode continues our team up with Fraser Cain to look at Colonizing the Solar System, we move from the…

5 years ago

How Long Does it Take to get to the Asteroid Belt?

Just how long would it take to get to the Asteroid Belt, in the event that we want to start…

5 years ago

How Dense is the Asteroid Belt?

We've seen way too many science fiction episodes that show asteroid belts as dense fields of tumbling boulders. How dense…

7 years ago

Will We Mine Asteroids?

It's been said that a single asteroid might be worth trillions of dollars in precious rare metals. Will we ever…

7 years ago

How Private Space Companies Make Money Exploring The Final Frontier

TORONTO, CANADA - There's a big difference in thinking between governments and the private companies that participate in space. While…

7 years ago

If You Mine An Asteroid, Who Does The Property Belong To?

There have been several proposals in recent months to visit asteroids -- NASA is talking about sending astronauts to an…

7 years ago

NASA’s Sci-Fi Vision: Robots Could Help Humanity Mine Asteroids

In a few generations of robotics, we'll see mighty machines able to fully construct themselves and operate from the surface…

9 years ago

‘Space Selfie’ Telescope Could Hunt Alien Planets … If It Raises A Cool $2M

A crowdfunded telescope -- best known for offering "space selfies" for backers as an incentive to send money -- is…

9 years ago