VIDEO: Earthlings beginning to look to mine the resources from space

05/23/2014 - 00:00

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In the coming decades, both companies and governments may return to the Moon in search of future raw materials and energy supplies.

This is the third video in my "Resources from Space" series. The first two episodes, plus a prequel and making-of video, are here:

"Space-Based Solar Power": 

"Asteroid Mining":

"Beyond Sustainability": 

"The Making of Resources from Space ":

You can read about resources from space, and access images from the videos, at:

And finally, here are some links to things mentioned in the video:

Google Lunar XPRIZE:

NASA Lunar CATALYST Programme:

Russian lunar plans: