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Asteroid miner 3D-prints spacecraft prototype with alien metal
Friday, January 08, 2016
Planetary Resources, one of the companies aiming to mine asteroids and harvest valuable raw materials from space, has taken its ambitious a step further by 3D-printing an object using metal powder gleaned from a space rock. read more »
Hexagon Mining delivers affordable exploration
Thursday, January 07, 2016
Hexagon Mining has released the new License to Explore package, a software suite enabling high-quality mineral resources data for mining operations. License to Explore recognises the need to optimise drilling campaigns while respecting tight budgets. read more »
Scientists have used groundbreaking technology to figure out how the Earth looked a billion years ago
Thursday, December 31, 2015
By the time Dietmar Mueller arrived at the University of Texas as a graduate student in the mid-1980s, scientists had already long embraced a once-astonishing idea: that the continents on which all human history has unfolded, rather than fixtures of constancy, were orphans of a former grand supercontinent called Pangaea. read more »
Company claims prize for second-largest diamond recovery
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Lucara Diamond (TSE:LUC) said it recovered a 1,111 carat gem-quality diamond from its Karowe Mine in Botswana. The stone, which Lucara claims is the world's second largest gem quality diamond ever recovered, measures 65mm x 56mm x 40mm in size. read more »
US Congress grants citizens rights to own asteroid-mined riches
Thursday, November 12, 2015
After months of deliberation, the U.S. Congress has unanimously passed a legislation that establishes legal rights for citizens to own resources in outer space, which would ease asteroid mining companies plans. read more »


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