Lecture; Planetary Resources, Space Rocks into Space Resources, with Chris Lewicki
Oct16

Lecture; Planetary Resources, Space Rocks into Space Resources, with Chris Lewicki

I had the great pleasure of attending a presentation by Chris Lewicki, President and Chief Engineer of Planetary Resources. He shared the companies vision of mining the resources on Near Earth Asteroids (NEA’s) and utilizing them for furthering humanities exploration, development and even settlement of space as well as using the precious metals extracted back here on Earth. Asteroids are composed of the materials left over from...

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Mars Curiosity Rover Will Land On August 5, 2011 At 10:31 PDT
Aug04

Mars Curiosity Rover Will Land On August 5, 2011 At 10:31 PDT

The Mars Curiosity Rover will be landing on Mars on Sunday August 5th at 10:31 PDT. The site for the landing will be inside of Gale crater. The black oval indicates the spot. This was chosen because of the presence of minerals in layers on Mount Sharp (the mountain seen in the center of the crater) that formed in water which were spotted from orbit. This interests scientists as they feel this area may have been suitable for ancient...

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