<< >From: "Ross A. Finlayson" <email@example.com>
>>To: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>
> >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....<
"All your economy are belong to us!" Surrender Humans!
"remit not paucity!"
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