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Want to Mine the Moon? Here’s a Detailed Map of all its Minerals

5 May 2020, 08:48 UTC
Want to Mine the Moon? Here’s a Detailed Map of all its Minerals USGS/USRA

The prospect of mining asteroids and the Moon is on a lot of peoples’ minds lately. Maybe it’s all the growth that’s happened in the commercial aerospace industry in the past few decades. Or perhaps it’s because of Trump’s recent executive order to allow for asteroid and lunar mining. Either way, there is no shortage of entrepreneurs and futurists who can’t wait to start prospecting and harvest the natural bounty of space!

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