Tag Archives: Space Mining

From the X Prize to Mining Asteroids: An Interview With Peter Diamandis – Space Quarterly Magazine Archive

Peter Diamandis

This past week the X Prize Foundation announced it had resurrected the Lunar X Prize. This announcement was unprecedented in the X Prize Foundation history. Combined with the increasing interest in asteroid mining we thought it useful to present this interview by Eva-Jane Lark with X Prize Foundation founder Peter Diamandis which first appeared in Space Quarterly Magazine in June 2012.

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The Eighth Joint Planetary and Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium and Space Resources Roundtable

The Planetary and Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium (PTMSS) seeks to promote a closer relationship between the space and mining sectors. the intent is to allow mining experts to network with space scientists and engineers, to share knowledge and foster collaboration. Since 2009, PTMSS and the Space Resources Roundtable have jointly hosted the annual PTMSS/SRR, alternating between Canada and the US. ​The 2017 conference will be …

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Space and Terrestrial Mining for the Present and Future

After two years of holding a joint space mining conference in partnership with the Space Resources Roundtable (SRR), organizer Dale Boucher from the Northern Centre for Advanced Technology Inc. (NORCAT) says space and terrestrial mining are becoming more “joined at the hip” and as such, it’s becoming more feasible to do such work in space.

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