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Could Asteroid Mining Fuel Deep Space Travel?
 
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If we want to travel to and live on other worlds, asteroids may provide the right resources for life in deep space. Watch More Space Crafts! | https://bit.ly/2w0YKD1 Read More: NASA Moves Up Launch of Psyche Mission to a Metal Asteroid https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2017-149 “Psyche, NASA's Discovery Mission to a unique metal asteroid, has been moved up one year with launch in the summer of 2022, and with a planned arrival at the main belt asteroid in 2026 -- four years earlier than the original timeline.” Asteroid Mining Might Just Work—If Only We Can Land on the Dang Things https://gizmodo.com/asteroid-mining-might-just-work-if-only-we-can-land-on-1823778581 “Companies are in the earliest stages of developing ways to mine asteroids for resources usable for space colonization. Spacecraft meant to study and take advantage of asteroid resources up close will have to survive the environments of their utterly unearthly hosts.” Asteroids | NASA https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/small-bodies/asteroids/in-depth/ “Asteroids, sometimes called minor planets, are rocky remnants left over from the early formation of our solar system about 4.6 billion years ago” ____________________ Seeker inspires us to see the world through the lens of science and evokes a sense of curiosity, optimism and adventure. Visit the Seeker website http://www.seeker.com/ Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Seeker on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerMedia/ Space Crafts on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerSpaceCrafts/ Seeker http://www.seeker.com/
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Asteroid Mining
 
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In the face of resource scarcity here on Earth, in the future we may obtain raw materials from the asteroids. This is the second film in my "Resources from Space" series. You can watch the other webepisodes here: "Space-Based Solar Power": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJcev0Jq3Ig "Mining the Moon": http://youtu.be/n9EMcyfGMDA "Beyond Sustainability" (prequel): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8H4kssrosHY "The Making of Resources from Space ": http://youtu.be/rjzO9-hF9Oc You can read more about resources from space, and access images from the videos, at: http://www.explainingthefuture.com/resources_from_space.html
Views: 86140 ExplainingTheFuture
How Asteroid Mining Will Save Earth
 
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Viewers like you help make PBS (Thank you 😃) . Support your local PBS Member Station here: https://to.pbs.org/DonateSPACE Thanks to Audible for supporting PBSDS. To start your free 30 day trial and receive a free audiobook visit https://www.audible.com/spacetime or text spacetime to 500 500! The days of oil may be numbered, but there’s another natural resource that’s never been touched, Asteroids. You can further support us on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/pbsspacetime Get your own Space Time t­-shirt at http://bit.ly/1QlzoBi Tweet at us! @pbsspacetime Facebook: facebook.com/pbsspacetime Email us! pbsspacetime [at] gmail [dot] com Comment on Reddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/pbsspacetime Help translate our videos! https://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?tab=2&c=UC7_gcs09iThXybpVgjHZ_7g Previous Episode: The Black Hole Information Paradox https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XkHBmE-N34 The richest person in modern history, was John Davison Rockefeller, His net worth was three times greater than that of our richest tech billionaires, inflation adjusted. And the source of that fortune? Timely exploitation of a vast, then-untapped natural resource: oil. Well, the days of oil may be numbered, but there’s another natural resource that’s never been touched, is effectively inexhaustible, and has a dollar value large enough to disrupt entire economies. That resource? Asteroids, and the precious materials they contain. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson predicts that the world’s first trillionaire will be an asteroid miner. The Rockefellers of the 21st century may be less like the internet and tech moguls of the 20th century and more like the old-school oil barons of the 19th century. Hosted by Matt O'Dowd Written by Drew Rosen and Matt O'Dowd Graphics by Grayson Blackmon Assistant Editing and Sound Design by Mike Petrow and Linda Huang Made by Kornhaber Brown (www.kornhaberbrown.com) Special thanks to our Patreon Big Bang, Quasar and Hypernova Supporters: Big Bang CoolAsCats David Nicklas Anton Lifshits Joey Redner Fabrice Eap Quasar Tambe Barsbay Mayank M. Mehrota Mars Yentur Mark Rosenthal Dean Fuqua Roman Pinchuk ColeslawPurdie Vinnie Falco Hypernova Donal Botkin Edmund Fokschaner Matthew O’Connor Eugene Lawson Barry Hatfield Martha Hunt Joseph Salomone Chuck Zegar Craig Peterson Jordan Young Ratfeast John Hofmann Thanks to our Patreon Gamma Ray Burst Supporters: James Hughes Fabian Olesen Kris Fernet Jane Meyers James Flowers Greg Allen Denys Ivanov Nick Virtue Alexey Eromenko Nicholas Rose Scott Gossett Mark Vasile Patrick Murray Sultan Alkhulaifi Alex Seto Michal-Peanut Karmi Erik Stein Kevin Warne JJ Bagnell Avi Goldfinger John Pettit Florian Stinglmayr Benoit Pagé-Guitard Nathan Leniz Brandon Labonte David Crane Greg Weiss Shannan Catalano Brandon Cook Malte Ubl
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Space Engineers, Autominer v1 (Completely* Autonomous Mining Drone)
 
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Following the basic design ideas behind my semi-autonomous miner, Ploutos, I created a drone that theoretically should continue to mine the same asteroid. The reason I say theoretically, is because I was pretty under the weather when I built this bugger, and am still a little under the weather, and as such this thing has a few kinks. Autominer Workshop Link: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=358128758 Ploutos mining drone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B9QNr1X7pfM ---------------------------What is this game?----------------------------- It's Space Engineers, you can get it here: http://store.steampowered.com/app/244850 ------------------------------------Music--------------------------------------- Background and outro music from Space Engineers' game files. -------------------Sage Models, Skins, and Ships------------------- Download Custom Models: http://steamcommunity.com/id/EctoSage/myworkshopfiles/ ----------------------------------SAGE Info----------------------------------- Twitter: https://twitter.com/SAGE_Channel Star Citizen Organization: (Join us on this journey, to convergence.) https://robertsspaceindustries.com/orgs/CONVERGE
Views: 154628 Sage Channel
Why Japan Is Landing Hopping Robots On An Asteroid
 
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The Japanese space agency, JAXA, has become the first country to land two rovers on an asteroid. But these rovers, called Rover1A and Rover1B, aren't your ordinary rovers that explore a new world by driving on it. These rovers hop. And they will hop all over asteroid Ryugu for science. ------------------------------------------------------ Tech Insider tells you all you need to know about tech: gadgets, how-to's, gaming, science, digital culture, and more. Subscribe to our channel and visit us at: http://www.businessinsider.com/sai TI on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/techinsider TI on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tech_insider/ TI on Twitter: https://twitter.com/techinsider INSIDER on Snapchat: https://insder.co/2KJLtVo ------------------------------------------------------ Following is the transcript of the video: Japan has landed two hopping robots onto asteroid Ryugu as part of the Hayabusa2 mission. It's Japan's second mission to an asteroid, where it plans to return some samples of Ryugu to Earth by the early 2020s. So that scientists can study the samples with more sophisticated instruments and hopefuly uncover some of the biggest scientific mysteries of all. Following is a transcript of the video. On September 21, Japan’s space agency made history. It became the first country to land not one, but two rovers onto an asteroid. Already, the unmanned rovers have sent back the first images while on the surface. And no, so far it’s looking like there are no alien cities on its surface. But this mission, called Hayabusa2, could ultimately help solve one of the grandest scientific mysteries of all: Where did life on Earth come from? Scientists have been studying asteroids for years. NASA, for example, landed its N.E.A.R Shoemaker spacecraft on asteroid Eros in 2001. But its Japan’s space agency that is the first to deploy a pair of rovers to explore an asteroid’s surface. Japan launched the Hayabusa2 mission in December, 2014. So, it has already been about 3.5 years in the making. The spacecraft rendezvoused with its target in June 2018. Snapping a series of pictures that revealed the asteroid’s shape. The asteroid of choice was 162173 Ryugu, or Ryugu for short. In Japanese it refers to a magical, underwater Dragon Palace. Now, the asteroid flies through space, around the sun ever 16 months. Conveniently between the orbits of Earth and Mars. Making it an ideal target for the mission. Which, if all goes according to plan, will return a sample of the asteroid to Earth by the early 2020s. As the spacecraft flew closer to the asteroid’s surface, it prepared to deploy its first two unmanned rovers. But these guys aren’t your typical space rover. They’re slightly bigger than the size of a large iPhone. Measuring just 7 by 18 centimeters. And they won’t be driving around on the asteroid’s surface. They’ll be hopping. Yup, you heard that right. Hopping. Japan designed the rovers with a spinning cylinder inside that gives it the power to hop about a few meters at a time. This reduces the risk of getting stuck on the rocky, uneven surface. But it doesn’t come without it’s own risk. Asteroids are relatively small and therefore have a weak gravitational pull. And even by asteroid standards, Ryugu is tiny. It’s less than a kilometer across, making it no larger than a few city blocks. So, if the rovers hop too high, they could potentially go flying off into space. But so far, the mission looks good. The rovers have already achieved their first hop. Now, this may be the first time Japan has landed on an asteroid but it won’t be the last. These two rovers are just the first of four that Japan aims to land on Ryugu. The other two rovers are scheduled to land within the next year. In the process, Japan hopes to collect and return a sample of Ryugu to Earth. So that scientists can study it in more detail, looking for traces of water and organic material. If it turns out that asteroids like Ryugu contain similar material that we see on Earth it would be strong evidence for the idea that life on Earth first came from an asteroids billions of years ago. But this is a mystery that we can only answer if we study asteroids directly.
Views: 169650 Tech Insider
Asteroid Mining May Make Money
 
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Private investors stake money on robotic rockets to mine near Earth asteroids for rare minerals and water. Project to start by 2014 to identify asteroids with signs of the presence of minerals. (April 24) Subscribe to the Associated Press: http://bit.ly/APYouTube Download AP Mobile: http://www.ap.org/mobile/ Associated Press on Facebook: http://apne.ws/c7lQTV Associated Press on Twitter: http://apne.ws/bTquhb Associated Press on Google+: http://bit.ly/zuTKBL
Views: 4065 Associated Press
The Future of Asteroid Mining
 
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There are some scientists who believe that an asteroid only 150-ft wide could contain up to 130 BILLION dollars worth of platinum-group metals! Looks like asteroid mining might be the future of space exploration. Companies like Planetary Resources have already assembled mission profiles to mine near-Earth asteroids for raw materials, ranging from water to precious metals. What do you think? Is asteroid mining crazy, or are these people just ahead of the curve? Let us know in the comments! -------------------------------------------------------- Subscribe to Fw:Thinking: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=fwthinking For the audio podcast, blog and more, visit the Fw:Thinking website: http://www.fwthinking.com Fw:Thinking on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/fwthinking Jonathan Stickland on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/jonstrickland Fw:Thinking on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/FWThinking01 Fw:Thinking on Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/108500616405453822675/
Views: 115339 Fw:Thinking
Interview with space mining company Planetary Resources
 
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MINING.com recently spoke with Planetary Resources' President and Chief Engineer, Chris Lewicki. Planetary Resources is at the forefront of space mining and has attracted investors such as director James Cameron and Google executives Larry Page and Eric Schmidt.
Views: 2639 miningdotcom
The International Space Race
 
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Onwards and upwards! 2000 people apply for jobs building asteroid-mining robots http://www.space.com/15686-asteroid-mining-jobs-planetary-resources.html Space X prepares first private trip to the International Space Station (Watch Online May 19th) http://www.space.com/15672-spacex-dragon-capsule-mission-events.html The Space Economy infographic http://infographiclabs.com/news/the-space-economy/ List of Space Agencies http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_space_agenciesyou NASA's Orion http://www.nasa.gov/exploration/systems/mpcv/ The Iranian Space Agency (ISA) http://www.isa.ir/ The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) http://www.sansa.org.za/ Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) http://www.jaxa.jp/ Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) http://www.isro.org/ For more news, check out Rocketboom's website at: http://rocketboom.com See also: Keghan Hurst http://keghan.com Rocketboom on Twitter: http://twitter.com/rocketboom Rocketboom on Facebook: http://facebook.com/rocketboom **Update May 20, 2014: This video will be removed from YouTube in the near future. Would you like to host a copy on your channel? Soon, Rocketboom will be starting anew and all archives from 2004 through 2013 will be deleted. If this is an episode you would like to see remain free and openly available to the public, we'll consider sending you a free copy to host on your YouTube channel with a simple agreement. Please contact us at [email protected] for more information.
Views: 83364 Rocketboom
What If Asteroid Mining Becomes A Reality Now?
 
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Reference: http://scholarship.law.nd.edu/ndjicl/vol6/iss1/15/ Outer Space Treaty: https://www.state.gov/t/isn/5181.htm Asteroid mining will no longer be a fantasy of comic books and science fictions in the near future. Science and technology have rapidly developed to enable us to find out the important minerals in asteroids that can be used to produce electronic devices on earth, and support space travel outside earth. If enough investments can be placed in this adventure, resources extracted from asteroids can be used to refuel space shuttles after they have left earth and dramatically decrease the cost of asteroid mining. Currently there are already several large corporations making investments in it with the support from their governments. The other side of this huge opportunity is the extreme danger in it. Because currently there is only one effective treaty that regulates space exploration, which is the Outer Space Treaty, and there is a loophole in this treaty that allows corporations or individuals to claim territories in outer space, this opens possibilities for national governments to control territories in space through the corporations under their regime. If each country passes its own laws to allow its corporations to have property rights to the asteroid they mine, then what happens if one corporation from China and another one from the U.S. both mine the same asteroid in space? If we use the old way of colonization in space, then we will have endless wars to fight, because of the huge number of asteroids out there. That is why asteroid mining can be a disaster for human civilizations, and why new international space law is necessary to asteroid mining. Attributions by order of appearance: Launch of Apollo 15: By NASA [Public domain], via WIkimedia commons STS115_Atlantis_undock_ISS.jpg: NASA derivative work: The High Fin Sperm Whale (STS115_Atlantis_undock_ISS.jpg) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Dawn spacecraft in asteroid belt.jpg: By NASA [Public domain],via Wikimedia Commons 433eros.jpg: By NASA/NEAR Project (JHU/APL). [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Views: 146 Prismatic Space
Breakingviews: SpaceX flameout | News TUBE
 
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Breakingviews: SpaceX flameout News TUBE Dan and Vince review the biggest stories of 2012. From the Mars Rover to the Higgs Boson to fantastic inventions. Watch this retrospective to make sure you ... Space News: Sierra Nevada has protested NASA's decision to choose Boeing and SpaceX for the next commercial astronaut delivery system to the ISS, and ... Check out Bas Rutten's Liver Shot on MMA Surge: Entrepreneur Elon Musk is the co-founder of PayPal. He is currently chairman of Solar... June 17th 2014 ... Last April I released a video in which I made some educated guesses on just how SpaceX plans on sending humans to mars: ... Onwards and upwards! 2000 people apply for jobs building asteroid-mining robots /15686-asteroid-mining-jobs-planetary-resources.html ...
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Asteroid mining is it worth it?
 
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A documentary on weather collecting resources from space is worth while and how it could be done. This is part of a playlist and it is advised that you watch the whole playlist http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRJIlBeFoUo&feature=&p=BB806ACDD9004443&index=0&playnext=1
Views: 2618 James Hylands
How Valuable is Asteroid Mining?
 
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Episode 4 of 5 Check us out on iTunes! http://testtube.com/podcast Please Subscribe! http://testu.be/1FjtHn5 In June 2015, asteroid UW-158 came within 2 kilometers of Earth with an estimated $5 trillion (with a "t") worth of platinum buried within its core. + + + + + + + + Previous Episode: Why Do We Want To Capture An Asteroid?: https://youtu.be/DFUu3brOpSw?list=PLwwOk5fvpuuL2J7skzC2usTOj2fmZqSbC + + + + + + + + Sources: Watch Live As A Platinum Asteroid Worth Trillions Of Dollars Flies Past Earth: http://www.iflscience.com/space/watch-live-platinum-asteroid-worth-trillions-dollars-flies-past-earth “Asteroid UW-158 is set to wizz past Earth today, carrying an estimated five trillion dollars in platinum. Spectroscopic analysis has revealed the composition of the asteroid, and made it a prime target for future asteroid-mining missions." First detailed images of rare asteroid to pass close by Earth on 19 July: http://astronomynow.com/2015/07/19/first-detailed-images-of-rare-asteroid-to-pass-close-by-earth-on-19-july/ “Asteroid 436724 (2011 UW158) was discovered on 25 October 2011 by Pan-STARRS 1 at Haleakala. It is 300 by 600 metres in size with a fast rotational period of 37 minutes, orbiting the Sun every 2.06 years. " Goldstone-GBT Radar Images of 2011 UW158: http://echo.jpl.nasa.gov/asteroids/2011UW158/2011UW158_planning.html “Delay-Doppler images of 2011 UW158 obtained on July 18, 2015 using DSS-14 to transmit and GBT to receive. Resolution is 7.5 m x 5 Hz. Range increases down and Doppler frequency increases to the right. The images span a little more than 1 rotation of the object. It rotates once every 36 minutes." Planetary Resources & 3D Systems Reveal First Ever 3D Printed Object From Asteroid Metals: http://www.planetaryresources.com/2016/01/planetary-resources-and-3d-systems-reveal-first-ever-3d-printed-object-from-asteroid-metals/ “The future of space colonization and industrialization can now be visualized. Planetary Resources, in collaboration with our partner 3D Systems, have developed the first ever direct metal print from asteroid metals." Analysis: Should Space Miners Target the Moon, or Asteroids?: http://www.popularmechanics.com/space/a11864/should-space-miners-target-the-moon-or-asteroids-analysis-8534419/ “Last week, a new company called Planetary Resources announced that it was starting a private venture to mine asteroids. The mission, backed by billionaires such as Google's Larry Page, plans to send robots to procure heavy metals and water from space rocks." + + + + + + + + TestTube Plus is built for enthusiastic science fans seeking out comprehensive conversations on the geeky topics they love. Host Trace Dominguez digs beyond the usual scope to deliver details, developments and opinions on advanced topics like AI, string theory and Mars exploration. TestTube Plus is also offered as an audio podcast on iTunes. + + + + + + + + Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/TraceDominguez TestTube on Facebook https://facebook.com/testtubenetwork TestTube on Google+ http://gplus.to/TestTube + + + + + + + +
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Will We Mine Asteroids?
 
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It's been said that a single asteroid might be worth trillions of dollars in precious rare metals. Will we ever reach out and mine these space rocks? How hard could it be? Support us at: http://www.patreon.com/universetoday More stories at: http://www.universetoday.com/ Follow us on Twitter: @universetoday Follow us on Tumblr: http://universetoday.tumblr.com/ Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/universetoday Google+ - https://plus.google.com/+universetoday/ Instagram - http://instagram.com/universetoday Team: Fraser Cain - @fcain Jason Harmer - @jasoncharmer Susie Murph - @susiemmurph Brian Koberlein - @briankoberlein Chad Weber - [email protected] Kevin Gill - @kevinmgill Created by: Fraser Cain and Jason Harmer Edited by: Chad Weber Music: Left Spine Down - “X-Ray” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4tcoZNrSveE&feature=youtu.be Here on Earth, precious metals like gold and silver are getting harder to find. Geologists are developing more elaborate ways to get at the veins of precious metals beneath the surface of the Earth. And for the truly rare metals, like platinum and iridium, forget about it. All the platinum ever mined in the history of the world would fit inside my basement, and it’s not that big of a basement. There are asteroids out there, just floating past us, taunting us, containing mountains of precious minerals. There are iron-nickel asteroids made entirely of metal. Comets of water, dirt and organic materials, everything you’d need to make an orbital farm. Just a single 30-meter asteroid, like the recently discovered 2012 DA14, is worth $20 trillion dollars. Now, if you could just somehow get to it. Mining here on Earth is hard enough, but actually harvesting material from asteroids in the Solar System sounds almost impossible. But almost impossible, is still possible. With enough ingenuity and a few breakthroughs in spaceflight and robotics, plus some convenient hand waving for the sake of storytelling and there could be a future of asteroid mining ahead of us. If there are mineral rich asteroids that contain a large amount of precious elements, it just might be cost effective to deliver those elements back to Earth. $20 trillion dollars sure would help buy that space elevator you wanted for sci-fi Christmas. If we had Robotic harvesters extract the gold, platinum and iridium off the surface of the space rock and they could send return capsules to Earth. It would make even more sense to keep this stuff in space. Future spacecraft will need rocket fuel, hydrogen and oxygen, conveniently contained in water. If you could mine water ice off a comet or asteroid, you could create fuel depots across the Solar System. Miners could extract and concentrate other materials needed for spaceflight and return them to Earth orbit. There could eventually be an orbiting collection of everything you need to survive in space, all gathered together and conveniently located … in space. You might be surprised to know that getting to a nearby asteroid would require less energy than traveling to the Moon. Asteroids actually make better refueling stations than the Moon, and could serve as a waypoint to the other planets. There are a few companies working to mine asteroids right now. Planetary Resources and Deep Space Industries have both developed plans for robotic missions to find asteroid targets, analyze them up close, and even return samples to Earth for study. Within a few decades, they should have identified some ideal candidate asteroids for mining, and we get on with the work of mining with Solar System to support our further exploration. Perhaps then we’ll become a true spacefaring civilization, or just get conquered by an uprising of our sentient robotic miner drones. So, will this ever happen? Will we eventually mine asteroids to send material back to Earth and support the exploration of space? Who knows. Business and industry are drivers of innovation. If there’s profit to be made, somebody will figure out how to do it. What do you think? Do you envision a future career as an asteroid miner? Can we all be like Bruce Willis? Tell us in the comments below. Thanks for watching! Never miss an episode by clicking subscribe. Our Patreon community is the reason these shows happen. We’d like to thank: From Quarks to Quasars Dark Matter is the New Black and the rest of the members who support us in making great space and astronomy content.
Views: 14848 Fraser Cain
How NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission Could Work | Animation
 
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A robotic mission will rendezvous with a target asteroid (referenced as '2008 EV5' in the video) and collect a boulder for later study. The spacecraft will also be used as an 'enhanced gravity tractor' that will slightly change the asteroid's trajectory. Later, a crewed mission will dock to the robotic mission to collect samples of the boulder. Credit: NASA
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Mining moon rocks to reach deep space | What The Future
 
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The European Space Agency (ESA) has several lunar missions in the works, all aimed at extracting the moon's natural resources to help get humans deeper into space. We also take a look at a brand-new 20-story parking garage that parks your car for you, and the ethics of gene-editing human embryos and cloning mentally ill monkeys. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm
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Space Engineers Tutorial: How to build an automated mining ship using Rdav's AI Autominer
 
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I thought it wasn't possible but Rdav proved me wrong: a completely automated mining ship in Space Engineers Here's a link to this awesome script: https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1356607768 Support Rdav's amazing work on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Rdav See more of his content on his YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/camdav32 Keep up to date with the latest work from Rdav: https://steamcommunity.com/profiles/76561198080580500/myworkshopfiles/?appid=244850 A special thank you to Rdav for his help in putting together this tutorial, as always if you have your own tips and tricks for this please share them as I'd love to know for when I next head to space :) For those of you kind enough to want to support me in making more videos: https://www.patreon.com/splitsie Discord: https://discord.gg/aRKrshT Steam Workshop: http://steamcommunity.com/id/Splitsie/myworkshopfiles/ Steam Community: http://steamcommunity.com/groups/lightechoes Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/zebramonkeyproductions Twitter: https://twitter.com/splitsie Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/zebramonkeys/ Buy Space Engineers through our affiliate link: http://shop.keenswh.com/?aid=LightEchoes Space Engineers is used pursuant to the terms laid out in their video policy, found at http://www.keenswh.com/press.html Music and Sound Effects by: Space Engineers Extra music by these amazing artists: Audionautix http://audionautix.com/ Kai Engel https://www.kai-engel.com/ Kevin Macleod https://incompetech.com/ Sascha Sturm https://saschasturm.bandcamp.com/
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Startup sets sights on mining asteroids by 2020
 
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RESTRICTIONS: NONE For story suggestions please contact [email protected] A California startup plans to mine asteroids for profit. The company from Silicon Valley, Deep Space Industries, recently announced that it plans on launching a precursor mission in 2017 and will commence its first mission by 2020. The company wants to mine asteroids for water, carbon and other elements, precious metals, and even in-space building materials. It will begin with extracting water. Deep Space Industries plans on sending a small spacecraft named Prospector-1 to low-Earth orbit on an experimental mission. The Prospector-1 weighs 50 kilograms when fueled and was designed to be cost effective. Once the initial campaign is complete, Prospector-1 will hitch a ride on low-Earth orbit then point towards an asteroid and jet propel itself to its target. Once near, Prospector-1 will map the surface and subsurface of the asteroid locating resources. Prospector-1 will also attempt to land on the asteroid. On the asteroid, Prospector-1 will mine water, which it will use as fuel. The craft expels superheated water vapor to generate thrust. Asteroids will be selected by a group of experts. If successful, the first mission will pave way for future spacecrafts to use asteroid water as refueling stations. RUNDOWN SHOWS: 1. Prospector-1 profile 2. Prospector-1 hitches ride on low-Earth orbit 3. Prospector-1 scans asteroid 4. Prospector-1 lands on asteroid 5. Prospector-1 extracts water, propels away 6. Spacecrafts land and leave asteroids VOICEOVER (in English): Deep Space Industries plans on sending a small spacecraft named Prospector-1, weighing 50kg when fueled, to low-Earth orbit on an experimental mission in 2017. Once the first campaign is complete, Prospector-1 will hitch a ride on low-Earth orbit then orient itself toward an asteroid and jet propel itself to its target. Once near the asteroid, Prospector-1 will map the surface and subsurface of the asteroid to locate exploitable resources. Prospector-1 will then attempt to land on the asteroid. There, Prospector-1 will mine water, which it will use as fuel. The craft expels superheated water vapor to generate thrust. Asteroids will be selected by a group of experts. If successful, the first mission will pave way for future spacecrafts to use asteroid water as refueling stations. SOURCES: Deep Space Industries, http://deepspaceindustries.com/first-commercial-interplanetary-mission/ *** For story suggestions please contact [email protected] For technical and editorial support, please contact: Asia: +61 2 93 73 1841 Europe: +44 20 7542 7599 Americas and Latam: +1 800 738 8377 ----------------------------------------­­---------------------------------------­-­---------------- Next Animation Studio’s News Direct service provides daily, high-quality, informative 3D news animations that fill in for missing footage and help viewers understand breaking news stories or in-depth features on science, technology, and health. Sign up for a free trial of News Direct's news animations at http://newsdirect.nextanimation.com.tw/Reuters.aspx To subscribe to News Direct or for more info, please visit: http://newsdirect.nextanimation.com.tw/Index.aspx
Views: 571 News Direct
Beyond Orbit - Asteroid Mining [WIP]
 
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Beyond Orbit has made progress with Asteroid mining. Asteroids are now generated from a set of sprites and normal maps, and use a shader carefully crafted to provide the illusion of a 3D lit object (similar to the ship). The shader also features an 'ore overlay' - which is modified when the Asteroid is hit by the players Mining Beam. The beams colours, sounds, and effects are all modified in the same way the Ship modules are, and can be swapped out for other parts. ====================== Beyond Orbit is a Work In Progress space sim made with Unity5. All work shown is in placeholder or in development, and could be subject to change. Follow Beyond Orbit Twitter - https://goo.gl/HMyViB Facebook - https://goo.gl/CFY3GD Development Blog - https://goo.gl/A4Kqoi
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Is NASA a waste of money?
 
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5 reasons NASA is da best. Thanks to Bill and Melinda Gates for their support on this video. Check out the 2018 annual letter here: http://b-gat.es/2Cfph0j My five reasons: 1) Makes Earth a better place 2) Extinction prevention 3) Offshoot technology 4) Economy 5) Exploration and Imagination MUSIC- 0:04- Berlin- Andrew Applepie- http://andrewapplepie.com/ 0:56- Ceral Killa- Blue Wednesday - https://soundcloud.com/bluewednesday/ 2:39- Sweet Tomorrow- Andrew Applepie- http://andrewapplepie.com/ 2:35- Q- Blue Wednesday - https://soundcloud.com/bluewednesday/ 5:06- Almost Original- Joakim Karud- https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud 6:17- Bottles- A Shell in the Pit- Check him out on Spotify- https://open.spotify.com/artist/0HIiXblDOFPXxkuI35wOMx Summary: 1 in 4 Americans thinks NASA's budget should be reduced. I feel this stems from misunderstandings like how much NASA actually gets in the first place. I tried to shed some light on some of the work NASA does from my personal experience to make a case for why NASA is one of the best investments we make with our tax dollars. MERCH- By popular demand I have shirts now! I picked the super soft, high quality shirts and make $0 on all items which is why they are priced so handsomely :) https://teespring.com/stores/markrober PLEASE CONSIDER SUBSCRIBING: http://tinyurl.com/MarkRober-Sub ****************************************­ I make videos like this once a month all year long while supplies last: CHECK OUT MY CHANNEL: http://tinyurl.com/MarkRober-YouTube FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/MarkRoberYouTube TWITTER: https://twitter.com/#!/MarkRober INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/markrober/
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Space: The Next Trillion Dollar Industry
 
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Get $20 off your Away suitcase by going to http://www.awaytravel.com/wendover and using the code “wendover” at check out Watch my appearance on StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson: https://youtu.be/OTEIbWy8AvY Check out the behind the scenes video on my new channel: https://youtu.be/5N3aZTT3TRw Pre-order our new t-shirt with the new logo: https://store.dftba.com/products/wend... Subscribe to Half as Interesting (The other channel from Wendover Productions): https://www.youtube.com/halfasinteres... Check out my podcast with Brian from Real Engineering: http://apple.co/2ydYZOd (iTunes link) http://bit.ly/2gyeFle (YouTube link) Support Wendover Productions on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wendoverprodu... Youtube: http://www.YouTube.com/WendoverProduc... Twitter: http://www.Twitter.com/WendoverPro Email: [email protected] Reddit: http://Reddit.com/r/WendoverProductions Animation by Josh Sherrington (https://www.youtube.com/heliosphere) Sound by Graham Haerther (http://www.Haerther.net) Thumbnail by Joe Cieplinski (http://joecieplinski.com/) Big thanks to Patreon supporters: Harry Hendel, KyQuan Phong, M, Dani Torres, James Hughes, Michael Javault, Pete, Ken Lee, Victor Zimmer, Dylan Benson, Etienne Dechamps, Alec M Watson, Nathaniel Lawrence, Chris Allen, John & Becki Johnston, Connor J Smith, Arkadiy Kulev, Eyal Matsliah, Joseph Bull, Hank Green, Plinio Correa Outro song by Ryan Little
Views: 1246351 Wendover Productions
GE Hires in Detroit, and Hiring in Space? [DiceTV]
 
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General Electric plans to hire 300 people at its Technology Center in Suburban Detroit... Asteroid mining company Planetary Resources may need developers and engineers... and state governments are trying to lure people away from traditional tech hubs. These stories and more on the DiceTV Job Minute.
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Get Ready for the Asteroid Gold Rush
 
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Asteroid mining will be a major engine for future economic growth, says author and entrepreneur Steven Kotler. His latest book is Tomorrowland: Our Journey from Science Fiction to Science Fact (http://goo.gl/eLjsSX). Read more at BigThink.com: http://bigthink.com/videos/steven-kotler-on-asteroid-mining Follow Big Think here: YouTube: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BigThinkdotcom Twitter: https://twitter.com/bigthink Transcript - We had the idea that we could mine asteroids for over a hundred years. Late 1800s is when we first started thinking about this in the first place. And today we have I think it’s three or four different asteroid mining companies. It’s no longer an idea. We actually have companies that are actively pursuing this. And we also have really serious economic reasons for pursuing this, right. A lot of the metals, rare earth metals that we need to make all of our electronic gear are very scarce on Earth and totally plentiful in space. Gold, platinum – platinum is a fantastic conductor. We don’t build technology around it very much because all the platinum on Earth would essentially fit into the back of a flatbed truck, right. There’s a very limited supply. It is everywhere in space. So if you look at the history of the world it’s always been the search for resources that has opened up new frontiers. It’s been the economic driver that has opened up new frontiers. Well that economic driver is there in space. And you have to think about it this way. If you go back 20 years ago, right, when Shell discovered the first North Sea oil deposit. It was beneath 5,000 feet of water, 10,000 feet of rock and they had to operate in this very cold, very hostile, very far away environment robotically to get at oil. It was resource extraction. North Sea oil platforms are very, very expensive but we learned. Shell was willing to take a very, very expensive bet to operate robotically in a very hostile distant far and away environment to get at resources, right. The same budget sort of applies to asteroid mining and it’s the same exact situation. It is a very far away, very remote robotically extracted resource if we’re mining asteroids. So we’ve done this before. We’ve been down this exact road and for the first time in history we have the technology, right. We’ve already been in three different missions already. Two out of NASA and one out of Japan that have caught up to asteroids, right. We even had one that Hayabusa probe scratched the surface and brought back some dust. It’s low grade first step mining, right. So we already have proof of concept. We know it can be done. We know where the resources are out there. And there are companies pursuing it. Will it happen in the next 20-25 years? The next 10 years? The next 20-25 or the next 50 years? I don’t know. If you talk to the people running the companies they’ll put a 10 to 20 year time horizon on it. I think it’s a little farther out. But again we’re going to see it sometime in the next 50 years. And you have to understand what this means. You know they did a study where they looked at the amount of gold contained in just a typical middle of the road asteroid, not even like a metallic asteroid. Just a typical middle of middle of the road one and it was double what Fort Knox held at the height of Fort Knox, right. So there’s enough gold in one asteroid to kind of devalue every currency market on Earth. So that’s what’s coming and it’s really, really interesting, right. It sounds like this crazy science fiction technology but it’s going to have real world economic impact on this planet within the century. And so we have to kind of be prepared for it at the same time that we’re thinking about it’s still science fiction.
Views: 36257 Big Think
Moon fever: NASA readies rover to investigate space mining
 
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Mining the Moon for water and other resources may someday be a reality, thanks to NASA scientists who are launching multiple projects to investigate the possibility. Jack Fox, a NASA researcher, told RT that the only way to know for sure if space mining is practical, is if a rover is actually placed on the moon’s surface to test drill. And this could occur as soon as 2018. RT’s Ameera David is in Cape Canaveral with more details. Find RT America in your area: http://rt.com/where-to-watch/ Or watch us online: http://rt.com/on-air/rt-america-air/ Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTAmerica Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_America
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Robot develped for mining for Mars & Moon and Space Rocks by NASA
 
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Robot developed for mining for "Mars & Moon and Space Rocks" by NASA.............. After decades of designing and operating robots full of scientific gear to study other worlds, NASA is working on a prototype that leaves the delicate instruments at home in exchange for a sturdy pair of diggers and the reliability and strength to work all day, every day for years.
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A New Asteroid Mining Mission!
 
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The future is bright for those of you who want to be asteroid miners! You might soon get your chance! Hosted by: Hank Green ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters -- we couldn't make SciShow without them! Shout out to Patrick Merrithew, Will and Sonja Marple, Thomas J., Kevin Bealer, Chris Peters, charles george, Kathy & Tim Philip, Tim Curwick, Bader AlGhamdi, Justin Lentz, Patrick D. Ashmore, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Benny, Fatima Iqbal, Accalia Elementia, Kyle Anderson, and Philippe von Bergen. ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://deepspaceindustries.com/first-commercial-interplanetary-mission/ http://www.space.com/33714-nasa-deep-space-habitat-designs.html http://www.techinsider.io/spacex-rocket-cargo-price-by-weight-2016-6 https://deepspaceindustries.com/mining/ http://www.nasa.gov/feature/nextstep-partnerships-develop-ground-prototypes/ Relevant Images: Prospector-1 infographic (Credit: Deep Space Industries): http://deepspaceindustries.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/DSI_Prospector1_Infographic_Sm.png Asteroids (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech): https://www.nasa.gov/images/content/717841main_pia16610-43_946-710.jpg Lockheed Martin deep space habitat concept (Credit: Lockheed Martin): https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/lockheed-martin-nextstep-2-concept-artwork.jpg Sierra Nevada concept (Credit: Sierra Nevada Corp.): http://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/nextstep-2_snc_win.jpg Mars (Credit: NASA): http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/images/mars/20160421/PIA00407-16.jpg
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James - asteroid mining
 
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Japanese Asteroid Rovers Touch Down - Hayabusa 2 Update
 
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The Japanese Hayabusa 2 mission has successfully managed to put 2 of its 4 'rovers' onto the surface of Ryugu and return the closest ever pictures from the surface of an asteroid. There was some concern when mission controllers didn't update us for a day, but, now we have pictures showing the spacecraft are healthy and moving over the surface.
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Asteroid Mining Corporation animation test video #1
 
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Please "Like" us on Facebook at http://www.AsteroidMiningCorp.com Follow us on Twitter @MineAsteroids Also "Like" our Rover Simulator project on Facebook at: http://www.RoverSimulator.com and Follow that page on Twitter @RoverSimulator This video is just a test animation. I'm teaching myself how to use Blender to create high quality images and animations, so that it is easier to show individuals and companies our future goals of space travel, creating cubesats, rovers and robots, and the Moon, Mars, comet and asteroid mining. These goals may not happen for 5, 10, 20 or even 30 years, but with the right networking and hard work, i believe it is achievable. If you would like to be a part of this new space start-up company, please SUBSCRIBE to my YouTube channel, "like" this video, "share" this video below with your friends on Facebook & Twitter, and "like" my Facebook pages above. Thanks for viewing! T.J. McKinney CEO & Founder Asteroid Mining Corporation Sedalia, Kentucky USA
Japanese space probe lands on asteroid
 
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Japanese space probe Hayabusa 2 arrived at an asteroid 300 million kilometres from Earth on Wednesday after a 3½-year journey on a mission to seek the origins of life. To read more: http://cbc.ca/1.4724233 »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: http://bit.ly/1Z0m6iX Find CBC News on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1WjG36m Follow CBC News on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1sA5P9H For breaking news on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1WjDyks Follow CBC News on Instagram: http://bit.ly/1Z0iE7O Download the CBC News app for iOS: http://apple.co/25mpsUz Download the CBC News app for Android: http://bit.ly/1XxuozZ »»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»» For more than 75 years, CBC News has been the source Canadians turn to, to keep them informed about their communities, their country and their world. Through regional and national programming on multiple platforms, including CBC Television, CBC News Network, CBC Radio, CBCNews.ca, mobile and on-demand, CBC News and its internationally recognized team of award-winning journalists deliver the breaking stories, the issues, the analyses and the personalities that matter to Canadians.
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Asteroid Mining! Really?
 
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A big thanks to all current and future patrons who are helping fund this science and filmmaking outreach via Patreon: http://bit.ly/2Sfmkph Don’t forget to follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/untamedscience/ Recently, a company made of billionaires (including Google execs and James Cameron), have decided its going to be a good idea to mine asteroids for their precious metals and water. What? Haley gives a quick overview of what's going on. If you want 52 Things to start on right now to improve your filmmaking and photography - we have videos on them all here: http://www.untamedscience.com/blog/52things/ Our GEAR ------------ Main DSLR : https://amzn.to/2Sho2qc Second Camera : http://amzn.to/2B9HInR Main Lens - http://amzn.to/2BaEXTk The Adventure Camera Bag : http://amzn.to/2B8WYRH The Macro Lens - http://amzn.to/2hHUhxW Telephoto Lens - http://amzn.to/2za1FJV Our Mega Wide Lens - http://amzn.to/2z9KtnS Our BEST On-camera Mic - http://amzn.to/2hGuSVt The Drone - http://amzn.to/2z84Bqc My Moving Timelapse setup - https://amzn.to/2SeCZcJ GoPro HERO 7 - https://amzn.to/2ShoPHG Our Filmmaking Book!!! - http://amzn.to/2zV88LS Our Music: https://goo.gl/roSjb7 The full video setup: https://kit.com/UntamedScience (By buying through these links you help us support the channel) On Social -------------- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/untamedscience/ (Jonas @behindthescience) Twitter: https://twitter.com/untamedscience Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/untamedscience Website: http://www.untamedscience.com YouTube: http://bit.ly/2EDk6vO (for most of my work) Jonas and I are creating a whole series of how-to-filmmaking videos to get you started. Here is the first video: http://bit.ly/2AcYvHJ and our book: http://amzn.to/2zV88LS My main science YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/2EDk6vO Help us create amazing, world reaching content by translating and transcribing videos on our channel: http://bit.ly/2Crnjgu
Shape-shifting robots designed for space exploration, can roll around on the moon - TomoNews
 
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BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA – Researchers at the University of California at Berkeley are developing shape-shifting robots for space exploration. "It will be ridiculously inexpensive compared to the current rovers," says Alice Agogino, a mechanical engineering professor at UC Berkeley. "We hope it will be more robust, will be faster, and will be able to handle more complicated terrains. Also known as a six-bar tensegrity structure, these spherical-shaped robots roll along surfaces by shifting their center of gravity. "They have either compressive elements that are rods, or they have elastic elements, which are kind of like rubber bands," Agogino says. "And, they shift their shape by pulling on the elastic elements and making them longer or shorter allowing them to take on a range of different shapes and thus, change of gravity. One of the shape-shifting shapes that we're interested in is for them to be flat. So that in storage, in a rover, or in a spacecraft, they can be flat and then they can spring open and then be launched." Agogino says their target mission is either the moon or Titan, which one of Saturn's moons. In addition to space exploration, researchers are also finding ways to use these robots on earth. "We're also exploring applications where in fact the aircraft itself might be a tensegrity structure that can fly through the air, drop on the ground, and actually conduct some kind of search and rescue, or, delivery of emergency supplies," Agogino explains. Although the first robot prototype was built with Legos, the latest version has been upgraded with aluminum rods and 3-D printed parts. ----------------------------------------­--------------------- Welcome to TomoNews, where we animate the most entertaining news on the internets. Come here for an animated look at viral headlines, US news, celebrity gossip, salacious scandals, dumb criminals and much more! Subscribe now for daily news animations that will knock your socks off. Visit our official website for all the latest, uncensored videos: http://us.tomonews.net Check out our Android app: http://bit.ly/1rddhCj Check out our iOS app: http://bit.ly/1gO3z1f Get top stories delivered to your inbox everyday: http://bit.ly/tomo-newsletter Stay connected with us here: Facebook http://www.facebook.com/TomoNewsUS Twitter @tomonewsus http://www.twitter.com/TomoNewsUS Google+ http://plus.google.com/+TomoNewsUS/ Instagram @tomonewsus http://instagram.com/tomonewsus -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "Crying dog breaks the internet’s heart — but this sad dog story has a happy ending" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4prKTN9bYQc -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
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Mining Robot Being Developed for the Moon and Mars | NASA Space Science Video
 
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Visit my website at http://www.junglejoel.com - autonomous mining robots could be used to help deep space explorers live-off-the-land in new frontier environments. NASA is currently developing the RASSOR mining robot, shown here, to collect soil on the moon or Mars. Please rate and comment, thanks! Credits: NASA
Views: 1494 CoconutScienceLab
Why Do We Want To Capture An Asteroid?
 
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Episode 3 of 5 Check us out on iTunes! http://testtube.com/podcast Please Subscribe! http://testu.be/1FjtHn5 In 2013 NASA introduced an asteroid-capture mission called ARM (Asteroid Redirect Mission) which would bring an asteroid to moon's orbit by the year 2025. + + + + + + + + Previous Episode: The Plan To Protect Earth Against Asteroids (Or Lack Thereof): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVZHeZp5gIo&list=PLwwOk5fvpuuL2J7skzC2usTOj2fmZqSbC&index=2 + + + + + + + + Sources: The Evolution Of NASA’s Ambitious Asteroid-Capture Mission: http://www.space.com/28963-nasa-asteroid-capture-mission-history.html “NASA's ambitious asteroid-capture mission has changed a lot since the agency officially announced its existence less than two years ago. The original plan, which was revealed in April 2013, called for dragging an intact small space rock into orbit around the moon, where it would be visited by astronauts, perhaps as early as 2021." Animation Of Proposed Asteroid Retrieval Mission Video: http://www.space.com/20601-animation-of-proposed-asteroid-retrieval-mission-video.html “NASA's 2014 budget poposes a mission to robotically capture a small near-Earth asteroid and bring it into a stable lunar orbit where astronauts can visit and explore it, a 'stepping stone' to future missions to farther asteroids." Asteroid Retrieval Feasibility Study: http://spaceref.com/commercial-space/asteroid-retrieval-feasibility-study.html “This report describes the results of a study sponsored by the Keck Institute for Space Studies (KISS) to investigate the feasibility of identifying, robotically capturing, and returning an entire Near-Earth Asteroid (NEA) to the vicinity of the Earth by the middle of the next decade." NASA Aims To Land On, Capture Asteroids Within Next 15 Years: https://www.rt.com/usa/158784-nasa-asteroid-landing-mining/ “NASA researchers are at work developing a plan that not only hopes to physically place astronauts on an asteroid for the first time, but also to wrangle a space object and place it in the orbit of the Earth’s moon." Meet The Team At Planetary Resources: http://www.planetaryresources.com/company/#company-intro “Our stellar team of colleagues, advisors, investors and customers are bringing value to global markets today, while impacting humanity’s economic footprint in the Solar System." Asteroid Mining Company’s 1st Satellite Launches From Space Station: http://www.space.com/29975-asteroid-mining-planetary-resources-satellite-launch.html “A private spaceflight company took one small step for asteroid mining this week with the launch of its first spacecraft to test technology that may one day help tap into the riches of the solar system." + + + + + + + + TestTube Plus is built for enthusiastic science fans seeking out comprehensive conversations on the geeky topics they love. Host Trace Dominguez digs beyond the usual scope to deliver details, developments and opinions on advanced topics like AI, string theory and Mars exploration. TestTube Plus is also offered as an audio podcast on iTunes. + + + + + + + + Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/TraceDominguez TestTube on Facebook https://facebook.com/testtubenetwork TestTube on Google+ http://gplus.to/TestTube + + + + + + + +
Views: 59177 Science Plus
Moon, Asteroid Mining: What It Means for the Economy? SpaceX Falcon Heavy could make it a reality!
 
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Moon Asteroid Mining: What It Means for the Economy? SpaceX Falcon Heavy could make it a reality How Asteroid Mining will save Earth? Why we don’t How Valuable is Asteroid Mining? MINING IN SPACE: What It Means for the Economy? The pros, the cons, the challenges, the scope, and the economy! The mining of celestial bodies and the research, as well as the use of space resources, has gone from science fiction to a palpable reality, considering the near-Earth asteroids as candidates for the first mining incursions outside of our planet. There are already initiatives on an international scale that address these future activities seriously and rigorously. President Obama signed the so-called “Space Law,” approved by the US Congress whose latest title allows companies in the country to exploit space mining and the appropriation of asteroids and other “space resources.” The concept of “space mining” began to develop. Its latest title allows companies in the country to exploit space mining and the appropriation of asteroids and other “space resources” by private individuals and companies if they get the technology to move and exploit the bodies rich in minerals such as platinum, gold, iron or water. the rocky bodies that orbit the Earth or accumulate in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. In this video, Engineering Today will discuss about Mining in Space. How valuable is Asteroid Mining? Does Asteroid Mining Will Revolutionize Our Future Economy? Lets get started RACE TOWARDS THE ASTEROIDS There are many companies interested in asteroids such as Deep Space Industries, Orbital Sciences Corporation, Mars One, Bigelow Aerospace, etc. The Blue Origin aerospace company owned by Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, is building a rocket called the New Glenn. The SpaceX firm, founded and run by entrepreneur Elon Musk, founder of Tesla Motors and PayPal, is carrying out cargo missions to the International Space Station with its recyclable Falcon 9 Dragon rocket and has plans for the future beyond the orbit land. It is estimated that some asteroids could contain all. Bernstein's Wall Street research firm says a large asteroid called 16 Psyche There are about 12,000 asteroids that pass each year close to the earth,10% of them than on the Moon. Yet, the fever for the conquest of asteroids is as strong as ever. SPACE FUEL But all the interest that asteroids awaken does not end solely on the economic question. future human settlements on Mars. backup systems in space at a much lower cost than carrying them from Earth. It is also expected that asteroids will help us reach the red planet. A trip to Mars would be much cheaper and more efficient if you could get some of the fuel along the way. And that is where the asteroids and the Moon intervene. The moon fell into our clutches in 1969. ASTEROIDS AND THE MOON, IMMEDIATE OBJECTIVE he Moon presents an abundance of the Helium-3 isotope. In this context, NASA has raised the idea of sharing with American companies. With reasonable budgets, it will be possible to send missions to inhabit the Moon in a decade. It is clear that both the Moon and the asteroids are objects of mining in space and there are several countries and a few companies focused on the exploration and use of extraterrestrial resources. Delving a bit into history, space mining American specialists possibilities of mining on the Moon. SPACE MINING AND THE ECONOMY Could the asteroids become a future source of resources? Some companies are already starting to get on the bandwagon of space mining, opening the door to great possibilities but also immense challenges. There are two things you should know about asteroids The only clear thing, for now, is that it will take decades to know if those who invest today in space mining are visionaries or just crazy. The solar system At least 18,000 of them or the Near-Earth Asteroids (NEAs) approach us less than 1.3 times the distance to the sun. And there are many NEAs left to discover. asteroid 20 meter in diameter. No asteroid detection program saw it coming. Space agencies do not devote more and more resources to watch the sky in vain. But the asteroids, in addition to distrust and scientific curiosity, Chris Lewicki, director of Planetary Resources, one of the companies that have space mining as one of their central objectives even mentioned that in principle, you could do anything with the metals that you extract from the asteroids. As he sees it, the universe is your mining factory. Hence, the economic implications of space mining are immense satellites like the Moon and planets like Mars. space to sustain future life on Earth. we will inhabit the Moon and Mars, we will be hovering other planets of the Solar system, and we will extract the minerals of the asteroids. The first Earthman might even be born on a space base.
Views: 7830 ENGINEERING TODAY
See JAXA's Impactor Descend to Asteroid Ryugu Surface
 
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Watch as the SCI (Small Carry-on Impactor) is deployed from JAXA's Hayabusa2 spacecraft. -- Full Story on Space.com: https://www.space.com/japan-hayabusa2-asteroid-bomb-video.html Credit: JAXA
Views: 13940 VideoFromSpace
22. Project Concepts for Near-Term Commercial Asteroid Mining - Mark Sonter
 
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Off Earth Mining Forum http://www.acser.unsw.edu.au/oemf/ Mark Sonter was a visiting scholar at University of Arizona Lunar & Planetary Laboratory in 1995, and wrote a research thesis on 'The Technical and Economic Feasibility of Mining the Near-Earth Asteroids'. His asteroid mining interests were re-energized a little less than 2 years ago with the formation of the Asteroid Mining Group, to look into the possibility for return to high earth orbit of very small asteroids. AMG's findings were serendipitously validated by the Keck Institute for Space Science Asteroid Retrieval Mission Study published in February last year. Following further business and concept development work, Deep Space Industries Inc was incorporated, and made its public debut on 22nd January 2013. Mark is a founder and the senior mining and metallurgy advisor to DSI.
Views: 366 ACSER UNSW
Space Engineers, Mega Miner, "The Hogg"
 
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A Mega Ship, capable of mining massive amounts of resources, storing them unrefined, or even refining them, and storing a massive amount of ingots. This ship is also capable of defending itself against small pirate attacks, and incoming meteors. See this ship in action, here: http://youtu.be/T7aSuuH4aM8 Get this ship here: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=497987418 ---------------------------What is this game?----------------------------- It's Space Engineers, you can get it here: http://store.steampowered.com/app/244850 -------------------------------------Music---------------------------------------- Background and outro music from Space Engineers' game files. --------------------------------------Mods--------------------------------------- [Mexpex] Heavy Mining Drill http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=475375953 OKI Weapons Collection (DX11) http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=429053416 S - Airtight Door - DX11 http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=416810412 (DX11) No Turret Lasers http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=347400064 Industrial Thruster (Sage) http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=318305397 Simple Work Desk (Sage) http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=300001096 Civilian Bed (Sage) http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=297134315 Hi-Tech Camera Overlay (Working!) http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=320125359 --------------------Sage Models, Skins, and Ships------------------ Download Custom Models: http://steamcommunity.com/id/EctoSage/myworkshopfiles/ ----------------------------------SAGE Info------------------------------------- Twitter: https://twitter.com/SAGE_Channel Star Citizen Organization: (Join us on this journey, to convergence.) https://robertsspaceindustries.com/orgs/CONVERGE
Views: 216341 Sage Channel
NASA Swarmie Robots - Space Exploration Tech - Smart Robots Review
 
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This video is sponsored by JLCPCB.com In this video NASA Robotics engineer A.J. Nick talks with me about the NASA Swarmie autonomous robots and how they could be used to assist future Mars and Moon exploration missions. Of course these robots are in early concept stages showing a lot of potential. If you enjoyed this content please consider supporting us anywhere you can: 1) Sharing the video with your friends and family and don't forget to click the LIKE and SUBSCRIBE buttons! 2) Join the show fan club for exclusive content at: https://www.patreon.com/SmartRobotsReview OR https://www.makersupport.com/SmartRobotsReview 3) You can further support this channel by using the link below when purchasing anything at all from Amazon: on Amazon.com (U.S.): http://amzn.to/2Extqms on Amazon.co.uk (U.K.): http://amzn.to/2FptNLy or at Amazon.ca (Canada): http://amzn.to/2FrBykq 4) Purchase anything using the link below from GEARBEST.com: https://www.gearbest.com/robot-vacuum/pp_603425.html?lkid=12165952 You can find Smart Robots Review on: YouTube: http://youtube.com/c/smartrobotsreview Web: http://smartrobotsreview.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/SmartRobotsRev Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SmartRobotsReview Email: [email protected] This video was filmed on Panasonic G85 4K DSLR Camera: (U.S.A. link only) http://amzn.to/2o09s9x (U.K. link only) http://amzn.to/2gpLws3 (Canada): http://amzn.to/2xROSdi This VIDEO was EDITED using Adobe Premiere PRO CC on a PC. DISCLAIMER: This description contains affiliate links, which means that if you purchase anything from the product links, I may receive a small commission. This help support the channel and allows me to continue to make videos like this. Thank you for the support!
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Space mining: David Gump at TEDxCibeles
 
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In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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Asteroid Impact Mission
 
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The Asteroid Impact Mission (AIM) is a candidate mission currently undergoing preliminary design work. Launched in October 2020, AIM would travel to a binary asteroid system – the paired Didymos asteroids, which will come a comparatively close 11 million km to Earth in 2022. The 800 m-diameter main body is orbited by a 170 m moon, informally called ‘Didymoon’. This smaller body is AIM’s focus: the spacecraft would perform high-resolution visual, thermal and radar mapping of the moon to build detailed maps of its surface and interior structure. The main AIM spacecraft is planned to carry at least three smaller spacecraft – the Mascot-2 asteroid lander, being provided by DLR (Mascot-1 is already flying on JAXA’s Hayabusa-2), as well as two or more CubeSats. AIM would test optical communications and inter-satellite links in deep space, essential technology for future exploration. If approved, AIM would also be Europe’s contribution to the larger Asteroid Impact & Deflection Assessment mission: AIDA. In late 2022, the NASA-led part of AIDA will arrive: the Double Asteroid Redirection Test, or DART, probe will approach the binary system – then crash straight into the asteroid moon at about 6 km/s. AIM is intended to be watching closely as DART hits Didymoon. In the aftermath, it will perform detailed before-and-after comparisons on the structure of the body itself, as well as its orbit, to characterise DART’s kinetic impact and its consequences. This video is also available in the following languages: French: https://youtu.be/8GjVhBQsISc German: https://youtu.be/Sht_Kmaf5sU Spanish: https://youtu.be/KpmuzduOjhE Credits: ESA/ScienceOffice.org
16. Water Extraction System for Moon, Mars, and Asteroids - Kris Zacny
 
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Off Earth Mining Forum http://www.acser.unsw.edu.au/oemf/ Dr. Kris Zacny is Vice President and Director of Exploration Technology Group at Honeybee Robotics. His expertise includes robotic terrestrial and extraterrestrial drilling and excavation. He worked in South African mines before moving to US where he completed PhD at UC Berkeley in extraterrestrial drilling. He participated in several Arctic, Antarctic, Greenland, Atacama, Mauna Kea, and Mojave drilling expeditions. Dr Zacny has over 100 publications, has been a Principal Investigator (PI) and a Co-I of over 60 NASA and DoD projects, and has over 15 NASA New Technology Records, and three NASA Group Achievement Awards.
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An army of PAM auto miner drones | Space Engineers Survival Gameplay | 20
 
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With PAM's station controller I now have the ability to setup a small army of PAM drones to command at will. This is going to be awesome ^_^ Subscribe for more - https://goo.gl/zsQnr9 Join my Discord channel - https://discord.gg/XfmpDxA Space Engineers is and awesome fun survival game with gameplay involving the great Dark Lord Clang. All hail our evil overlord XD Want to try the [PAM] Path Auto Miner | Autonomous mining and grinding script by Keks? Well the script can be found on the Steam Workshop here - https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1507646929 The Modular Encounters Spawner mod for the ai drone army can be found on the Steam Workshop here - https://steamcommunity.com/workshop/filedetails/?id=1521905890 The Defense Shields mod can be found on the Steam Workshop here - https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1492804882 The Hover Engine mod on the workshop can be found here - https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1225107070&searchtext=hover+engine The Nanite Control Factory mod can be found on the Steam Workshop here - https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=219757726&searchtext=nanite+control+factory The Octopus: Full-Auto Mining Robot for Planets can be found here - https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=619449097&searchtext=auto+miner ABOUT THIS GAME Space Engineers is a sandbox game about engineering, construction, exploration and survival in space and on planets. Players build space ships, space stations, planetary outposts of various sizes and uses (civil and military), pilot ships and travel through space to explore planets and gather resources to survive. Featuring both creative and survival modes, there is no limit to what can be built, utilized and explored. Space Engineers features a realistic, volumetric-based physics engine: everything in the game can be assembled, disassembled, damaged and destroyed. The game can be played either in single or multiplayer modes. Volumetric objects are structures composed from block-like modules interlocked in a grid. Volumetric objects behave like real physical objects with mass, inertia and velocity. Individual modules have real volume and storage capacity. Space Engineers is inspired by reality and by how things work. Think about modern-day NASA technology extrapolated 60 years into the future. Space Engineers strives to follow the laws of physics and doesn't use technologies that wouldn't be feasible in the near future. Space Engineers concentrates on construction and exploration aspects, but can be played as a survival shooter as well. We expect players will avoid engaging in direct man-to-man combat and instead use their creativity and engineering skills to build machines and fortifications to survive in space and on planets. Space Engineers shouldn’t be about troops; it should be about the machinery you build. Early Access Planets and moons – inspired by real celestial objects (Earth, Mars, Alien, Moon, Europa, Titan), fully destructible & persistent, volumetric, atmosphere, gravity, climate zones Game modes - Creative – unlimited resources, instant building, no death - Survival – realistic management of resources and inventory capacity; manual building; death and respawn Single-player – you are the sole space engineer Multiplayer - alpha version (not a final version) - Creative and survival mode with your friends - Cooperative and competitive - Privacy customization: offline, private, friends only, public - Max 16 players (this may increase in the future) - Weapons on/off - Copy-paste on/off Starting Worlds - Earth Easy Start - start on a habitable planet with a set of basic vehicles. Your survival is threatened by attacking pirates who set up shop within range of their drones. - Mars Easy Start - become a colonist on a barren, inhospitable planet. Make sure you secure a source of water soon. Also beware of local pirates. - Alien Easy Start – the alien planet is a place with very sparse oxygen, not enough to breath freely. There is hostile fauna and pirates who want to claim the riches of this mysterious world and are not willing to share. - Moon Easy Start – You start on a moon orbiting a habitable planet. Your base is under attack by pirates. - Empty Star System - It is a star system with 3 distinctive planets and their 3 moons. Except for local fauna, planets are uninhabited. - Lone Survivor – start on an abandoned asteroid platform with no ships - Crashed Red Ship – your mother ship just crashed... - Two Platforms – competitive two-team multi-player world - pirate bases: can be found either in space or occupying planetary surface. They have bounty hidden inside their containers that players can loot if they get over the drone attacks. - enemy drones: they spawn automatically from pirate bases and attack the players when they venture into pirate territory Ships (small and large ships – build them, pilot them and crush them
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KSP Career: Episode 106 - Asteroid Mining
 
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Days 474 to 476: I take my first shot at some asteroid mining with a B-class asteroid in orbit about the Mun. News Theme 2 by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...) Artist: http://incompetech.com/
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Unofficial SSP10 team project Asteroid mining intro video
 
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Introduction video of Team ASTRA's asteroid mining project, SSP10, International Space University in Strasbourg, France
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Jeff Bezos Reveals Why He's Spending Billions Of Dollars To Go To Space
 
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The founder of Blue Origin and founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, was recently interviewed by the CEO of Axel Springer, Mathias Döpfner. Bezos talked about why he considers Blue Origin to be above anything else he does. Tech Insider tells you all you need to know about tech: gadgets, how-to's, gaming, science, digital culture, and more. Subscribe to our channel and visit us at: http://www.businessinsider.com/sai TI on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/techinsider TI on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tech_insider/ TI on Twitter: https://twitter.com/techinsider -------------------------------------------------- Following is the transcript of the video: Mathias Döpfner: ... Could you share with us the vision of Blue Origin and the idea of space tourism with reusable rockets? Jeff Bezos: Yes. This is super important to me, and I believe on the longest timeframe - and really here I'm thinking of a timeframe of a couple of hundred years, so over millions of decades - I believe and I get increasing conviction with every passing year, that Blue Origin, the space company, is the most important work that I'm doing. And so there is a whole plan for Blue Origin. Döpfner: Really, so you'd say retail, e-commerce, clouds, publishing - that's all less relevant than the space project. Bezos: Yes, and I'll tell you why. First of all, of course, I'm interested in space, because I'm passionate about it. I've been studying it and thinking about it since I was a five-year-old boy. But that is not why I'm pursuing this work. I'm pursuing this work, because I believe, if we don't, we will eventually end up with a civilization of stasis, which I find very demoralizing. I don't want my great-grandchildren's great-grandchildren to live in a civilization of stasis. We all enjoy a dynamic civilization of growth and change. Let's think about what powers that. We are not really energy-constrained. Let me give you just a couple of numbers. If you take your body - your metabolic rate as a human it's just an animal, you eat food, that's your metabolism - you burn about a 100 Watts. Your power, your body is the same as a 100-Watt light bulb. We're incredibly efficient. Your brain is about 60 Watts of that. Amazing. But if you extrapolate in developed countries where we use a lot of energy, on average in developed countries our civilizational metabolic rate is 11 000 Watts. So, in a natural state, where we're animals, we're only using a 100 Watts. In our actual developed-world state, we're using 11 000 Watts. And it's growing. For a century or more, it's been compounding at a few percent a year - our energy usage as a civilization. Now if you take baseline energy usage globally across the whole world and compound it at just a few percent a year for just a few hundred years, you have to cover the entire surface of the Earth in solar cells. That's the real energy crisis. And it's happening soon. And by soon, I mean within just a few 100 years. We don't actually have that much time. So what can you do? Well, you can have a life of stasis, where you cap how much energy we get to use. You have to work only on efficiency. By the way, we've always been working on energy efficiency, and still we grow our energy usage. It's not like we have been squandering energy. We have been getting better at using it with every passing decade. So, stasis would be very bad I think. Now take the scenario, where you move out into the Solar System. The Solar System can easily support a trillion humans. And if we had a trillion humans, we would have a thousand Einsteins and a thousand Mozarts and unlimited (for all practical purposes) resources and solar power unlimited for all practical purposes. That's the world that I want my great-grandchildren's great-grandchildren to live in. By the way, I believe that in that timeframe we will move all heavy industry off of Earth and Earth will be zoned residential and light industry. It will basically be a very beautiful planet. We have sent robotic probes to every planet in this solar system now and believe me this is the best one. Döpfner: Jeff when can I buy the first ticket to do a little space tour. Bezos: We are going to be… So the first tourism vehicle - we won't be selling tickets yet - but we may put humans in it at the end of this year or at the beginning of next year. We are very close. We are building a very large orbital vehicle. We have been working on that for more than five years. It will fly for the first time in 2020. The key is reusability. This civilization I'm talking about of getting comfortable living and working in space and having millions of people and then billions of people and then finally a trillion people in space - you can't do that with space vehicles that you use once and then throw away. It's a ridiculous, costly way to get into space.
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Watch Asteroid Bennu Rotate - NASA OSIRIS-REx Imagery
 
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NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission has captured close-up views of Asteroid Bennu. -- Water on Asteroid Bennu Could Mean 'Pay Dirt' for Space Miners: https://www.space.com/asteroid-bennu-water-space-mining-osiris-rex.html Credit: NASA/GSFC
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Space Engineers Asteroid Mining Base
 
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I've been building the Asteroid mining base and support ships for a few days. This is my progress so far and I hope you enjoy viewing it as I've had a lot of fun making the base and ships. My Research ship "Sleepy Cow" is currently too agile and will break any smaller ships attached so lets hope that gets fixed soon. The small mining ships I have are quite an efficient design and hopefully will work as intended when we get a mining patch. My next project will be to make a mother ship and park it next to the extended airlock you seen with the docking clamps and Gatling guns.
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Isaac Mand's TED Talk on Asteroid Mining
 
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