Re: Space Mining

From: Randy Smith (
Date: Thu May 17 2001 - 17:09:32 MDT

>From: "Ross A. Finlayson" <>
>To: "" <>
>Subject: Space Mining
>Date: Thu, 17 May 2001 16:35:41 -0400
>Here is some information about the prospects of space mining, from
>"In particular, the asteroid Amun, a mountain of natural stainless steel
>mixed with
> precious metals, contains 30 times as much metal as humans
>have mined and
> processed throughout history, Lewis said. The smallest of
>dozens of known
> metallic asteroids, it would be worth at least an estimated
>$20 trillion based on
> current market prices. "

Heh heh. And as soon as they park that fat boy near the earth for mining,
the price of metal plummets....

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