Coming in 2015: Asteroid Miners

Space materials can 'expand the civilization of Earth out into the cosmos,' firm says

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 23, 2013 2:55 AM CST

(Newser) – Asteroid mining is just a few years away, according to a US company, but there won't be any jobs for pickaxe-wielding spacemen just yet: The first probes will only be the size of laptops. Deep Space Industries plans to send the probes on prospecting...   Read full story »


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