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June 11-17, 2018 / Vol 37, No 24 / Hawai`i Island, USA

8 Jun 2018, 19:59 UTC
June 11-17, 2018 / Vol 37, No 24 / Hawai`i Island, USA
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SRR/PTMSS and CIM Meetings in USA, Canada Look Toward Resource Identification, Extraction, Ownership

The 9th Joint Space Resources Roundtable / Planetary and Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium (SRR / PTMSS) is being held June 12-15 in Golden, Colorado with the Lunar Polar Prospecting Workshop. More than 100 space professionals, natural resources industry personnel, financial and legal experts, policy analysts, and entrepreneurs will discuss space manufacturing, power systems, transportation, property rights, and ISRU on Moon, Mars, asteroids, and other celestial bodies. SRR / PTMSS speakers include (L-R) Angel Abbud-Madrid, Dale Boucher, Stephen Mackwell, Melissa Sampson, Jim Keravala, Allison Zuniga, Robert Zubrin and Clive Neal. The Lunar Polar Prospecting Workshop, June 14-15 sponsored by SRR, LEAG and ULA, will develop a plan to characterize distribution, concentration, quantity, and properties of lunar polar ice to design extraction and processing systems. The recommended results will be provided to space agencies and commercial companies. On June 16-21, the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) is hosting Resources for Future Generations 2018 in Vancouver, Canada. It will feature more than 45 plenary & keynote addresses and 1,200 oral presentations on topics such as future of energy, resource ownership rights, Earth through time, water and mineral ...

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