NPR Story
10:39 am
Fri April 27, 2012

Mining Quarries Millions Of Miles From Earth

Originally published on Fri April 27, 2012 11:00 am

A private company has unveiled plans to mine precious metals and water from nearby asteroids. Planetary Resources co-founder Eric Anderson discusses the various stages of the mining process and how the excavated minerals could impact future space exploration and innovation on Earth.

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