How To Mine A £60 Trillion Asteroid

31st July 2017 | phil heartwell
Reading time: 2 minutes

Ever wondered how you would mine an asteroid? Not many people have. But you may be interested to discover that scientists are actually attempting to achieve this, seemingly impossible, feat. Why? Well, an asteroid can hold many materials that are considered to be very valuable back here on earth. And, bearing in mind how many asteroids there are, asteroid mining could turn into being a far more “earth-friendly” way to gather resources. So read on and discover how scientists are planning on doing this and how much it could cost to do so.

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