space mining

Falcon Heavy Could Make Asteroid Mining a Reality

Falcon Heavy Could Make Asteroid Mining a Reality

According to one astronomer, Falcon Heavy could dramatically increase the number of viable asteroids for mining missions. The value of these mined materials is staggering, and they could help with humanity's colonization efforts.

Factories in space: how extra-terrestrial industry could keep humans alive

Factories in space: how extra-terrestrial industry could keep humans alive

Science fiction truly turned into reality in October 1957 when Sputnik was launched – humankind’s first step beyond the Earth. Since then, progress has been rapid. A significant number of men and women have now travelled to space to explore it and do research.