Planetary Resources Plan to Mine Asteroids in 2020


You must know already that numerous asteroids exist in space. However, if we talk about those who are close to us, then there are almost sixteen thousand of them which keep orbiting the sun. Known as near-to-earth asteroids, these nearby asteroids are supposed to contain two 2 trillion metric tons of water. For those who do not know, let us tell you that one metric ton covers more than 2200 pounds (264 gallons). The fact why we are saying you all this Mathematics is that NASA (National Aeronautics Space Agency) spends an average amount of more than ten thousand dollars to lift one pound of water into orbit. Be it about the drinking water or the atoms of hydrogen or oxygen that are rearranged to get rocket fuel; one cannot deny the fact that lifting water into orbit is

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Marjory has a degree in Chemistry has been an active journalist covering the pharmaceutical industry. She is well versed with scientific terminologies as well as the business aspects of the industry.

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