Tagged: asteroids

  • Asteroid Mining graphic

    Asteroid Water to Power Rockets!

    The Moon’s Not the Only Place to Look for Water Mining in Space According to a recently-released study, around a thousand hydrated asteroids could offer better mining options for space entrepreneurs than the Moon. In fact, the study suggests that...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Artist rendering of asteroid

    Asteroid Flyby This Weekend!

    NASA’s Keeping an Eye on Two Asteroids Coming Close Tomorrow For astronomers at NASA’s asteroid monitoring team, this weekend will be something of a reunion. Two asteroids that the team has observed before are swinging by for a weekend visit....

    Brandon Humphreys
  • The Rocky surface of Bennu

    Asteroid Mining Sites Found on Bennu

    Asteroid Mining For Real, This Time… And No, Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck Aren’t Involved. Out there in the black, a 1600-foot asteroid is speeding toward earth. There’s a 1/24,000 chance that it could hit Earth. That may seem like...

    Brandon Humphreys