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astronomyCarnival of Space 534

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The Carnival of Space 534 is up at Urban Astronomer. Universe Today – Check Out NASA’s New Instrument that will Look for Life on Enceladus NASA hopes to send another mission to Jupiter to further explore the plumes and the …

asteroidsOptical mining of Asteroids

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Optical Mining technology is a breakthrough approach to harvesting materials from asteroids, boulders, and regolith in microgravity. In Optical Mining, excavating and processing asteroid materials is accomplished by highly concentrated sunlight which we have shown can be used to drill …