CU Boulder explores biomining in space

CU Boulder explores biomining in space

Researchers at CU Boulder have received a grant to investigate biomining in space

Exploration

05 AUGUST 2019
Russia to join asteroid mining space race

Russia to join asteroid mining space race

Country with decades of space and mining experience wants in on asteroid hunt

Exploration

07 MARCH 2019
Space mining; fantasy or reality?

Space mining; fantasy or reality?

The international legal minefield that is extra-terrestrial mining

Investment

29 OCTOBER 2018
Space mining will happen… Just don't believe the timetable

Space mining will happen… Just don't believe the timetable

Ailbhe Goodbody attended Robin Ince + Chris Hadfield's Space Shambles in London's Royal Albert Hall

Exploration

18 JUNE 2018
Is the future of mining in space?

Is the future of mining in space?

Mining companies need to keep track of many new technologies to identify the future trends in the industry...

Investment

04 APRIL 2018
Barrick mines space knowledge

Barrick mines space knowledge

Barrick Gold recently hosted the Planetary Resources team at the company's Hemlo mine

Exploration

04 OCTOBER 2017
Will asteroid mining have a deep impact?

Will asteroid mining have a deep impact?

Ailbhe Goodbody looks at another potential source of extra-terrestrial resources - asteroids

Exploration

04 MAY 2017
Mining and the Trump effect

Mining and the Trump effect

I didn't think I'd be writing one such politically charged comment this year, let alone two

Editor's comment

11 NOVEMBER 2016
Luxembourg invests further in space mining

Luxembourg invests further in space mining

Planetary Resources has signed a MoU with the Government of Luxembourg and the banking institution SNCI...

Investment

14 JUNE 2016
Mining's final frontier

Mining's final frontier

Mining in space may sound like science fiction. However, it is getting closer and closer to becoming...

Editor's comment

06 MAY 2015
Off-Earth mining

Off-Earth mining

Some of the technologies required to mine in space already exist. Steve Carter, vice-president of product...

Management

24 JANUARY 2014

Bechtel backs Planetary

Bechtel has joined Planetary Resources core group of investors

Equipment

29 APRIL 2013