*Now* we might get somewhere!

Kennita Watson (kwatson@netcom.com)
Wed, 10 Sep 1997 07:42:29 -0700

>From CNN Headline News today:

"Some entrepreneurs are salivating over the prospect of finding gold,
platinum, cobalt and other valuable resources in space. James W. Benson
has established the company SpaceDev, and says he plans to launch a
robot craft to an asteroid to take photographs, scientific readings,
and to prospect for mining sites. "Space is a place, not a government
project," Benson told reporters Wednesday in Washington. He needs more
money to finance his $50 million mission, but doesn't want any from the

Go, man, go!,

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| members of the same family grow up under the same roof.
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