Space mining; fantasy or reality?

Ian R Coles, head of global mining team at Mayer Brown, talks through the international legal minefield that is extra-terrestrial mining

Space mining; fantasy or reality? Space mining; fantasy or reality? Space mining; fantasy or reality? Space mining; fantasy or reality? Space mining; fantasy or reality?

Artwork showing Planetary Resources’ Arkyd-6 spacecraft in Earth's orbit. Photo: Planetary Resources