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Asteroid Resources Could Make Science Fiction Dreams -- and Nightmares -- a Real

MarkWhittington (1084047) writes | about a year and a half ago

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MarkWhittington writes "With two private companies, Planetary Resources and Deep Space Industries, proposing to set up asteroid mining, the prospect of accessing limitless wealth beyond the Earth has caused a bit of media speculation about what that could mean.

The question arises, could asteroid resources be used to create the greatest dreams — and perhaps the worst nightmares — of science fiction?"

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Dngrsone (2820801) | about a year and a half ago | (#42709029)

One of those asteroids happens to have a superluminal drive in its basement.
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