New PDF release: Asteroid Mining 101: Wealth for the New Space Economy

By John S. Lewis

ISBN-10: 0990584208

ISBN-13: 9780990584209

John Lewis, well known writer of well known technological know-how books, Rain of Iron and Ice, and Mining the Sky: Untold Riches from the Asteroids, Comets and Planets, has published his most up-to-date book, Asteroid Mining a hundred and one: Wealth for a brand new house Economy. thought of to be the worlds’ preferable specialist on Asteroids and close to Earth items, Dr. Lewis has created this finished advisor to Asteroid Mining.

The rising asteroid mining has super bold intentions. it's in the realm of chance that their paintings may possibly herald a metamorphosis in international economics as profound because the commercial Revolution.

As will be anticipated, press reviews facing asteroid mining were quite a few, ranging in scope from brief and breezy to extensive and critical, and in caliber from actual to impressionistic to easily uninformed.

There is nice cause to be interested by what could be the greatest game-changer in human financial heritage. and there's sturdy cause to appear heavily on the underlying technological know-how and engineering that shape the basis of this work.

“Almost every thing that I care approximately so much are available in the pages of this awesome paintings: meteorites, comets, asteroids, robots, geology, mining or even spaceships. Dr Lewis is going into attention-grabbing info in regards to the beginning and composition of meteorites, then takes us on a trip to the asteroids themselves. The reader starts to understand the unbelievable clinical and fabric wealth looking forward to us inside these rubble piles. Reading Asteroid Mining 101 made me are looking to seize my favourite pickaxe and wear a spacesuit. Be warned asteroids, we’re coming to get you!” --Geoff Notkin, technological know-how author and host of TV’s Meteorite Men.

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I do this by including critical assessments of the ideas I put forward. You presumably did not buy this book to be hyped by some huckster. If you did, I hope you will be sorely disappointed and not recommend the book to like-minded friends. There is seldom a perfect place to begin a century-long ongoing story, but I choose to start with the writings of the Russian rocket pioneer Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky (1857-1935). At age 10 he suffered a severe case of scarlet fever that left him nearly deaf.

Meteorite-Asteroid Connections: NEA Sources and Fate Spectral Types of Asteroids Fate of NEAs VI. Near-Earth Asteroids NEA Orbital Classes NEA Magnitudes and Sizes Accessibility of NEAs Return to Earth from NEAs VII. Belt Asteroids Nomenclature Size and Mass Distribution Orbital Population Statistics Taxonomy of the Belt Access to the Belt via NEAs VIII. Asteroid Resources Economic Drivers: Ores in NEAs Solar Power Sites of Demand Economic Value of Asteroidal Resources IX. Asteroid Mining and Processing “Ore Bodies” on Asteroids Landing on an Asteroid Operating on an Asteroid Mining Mineral Beneficiation Processing Into Feedstocks Fabrication of Useful Products Matching Sources and Demand Sites X.

More than 11,000 have been discovered with more than 1100 added every year, out of perhaps one to two million such objects not yet charted. However, to be easy targets for prospecting and harvesting, an asteroid also must come relatively close to Earth and have a roughly circular orbit like Earth. These characteristics for easy harvesting also make them potentially hazardous asteroids (PHAs) – those that are mostly likely to impact Earth at some point. NASA has identified almost 1500 PHAs, with about 10 percent measuring more than ten football fields in diameter, large enough for mass extinctions on Earth.

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