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Angel Abbud-Madrid on Space Resources

NASA artist illustration of lunar ISRU

In this episode of the Space Economy podcast we discuss the current and future role space resources will play as humanity continues its push into the solar system. This is the eighth of ten episodes in our special series Doing Business in the Solar System hosted by Elizabeth Howell.

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Near term: An ISRU water-based space economy

NASA artist illustration of lunar ISRU

The Planetary and Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium and Space Resources Roundtable had a strong focus on In-Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU) in space. The presentations explored a variety of possible technologies for resource extraction and refinement in space, and the means by which they could be used to begin to develop a space economy. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven …

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Abundant asteroids as a resource

OSIRIS-REx - Asteroid Bennu sample site finalists.

In this episode of the Space Economy podcast we discuss asteroids as a resource with Dr. Dante Lauretta. This is the fourth of ten episodes in our special series Doing Business in the Solar System hosted by Elizabeth Howell.

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Canada’s students, young workforce offered generational opportunity to help guide its future space exploration activities

Lunar Exploration Accelerator Program

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is currently consulting with the public on its future space exploration activities. For those ‘in the business’, this is yet another consultation process, one of many they’ve experienced. For students and the younger workforce, this could be a generational opportunity to effect policy, and they shouldn’t miss the opportunity.

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Artemis Accords – Considerations for Canada

Lunar Exploration Accelerator Program

In part 1 of this series, we considered the Executive Order issued by the U.S. President on “Encouraging International Support for the Recovery and Use of Space Resources”, dated 6 April 2020, and what this might imply for Canada if it signed onto supporting the order.

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