NASA asteroid probe may find clues to origins of life on Earth

Posted in Science on 11th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

Water ice and organic materials, which are key compounds that may have made Earth habitable or even given life its start.

NASA Just Successfully Launched a Spacecraft to an Asteroid

Posted in Science on 9th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

The first step in a seven-year journey that will eventually bring us back several spoonfuls worth of dirt from an asteroid.

Vast asteroid created 'Man in Moon's eye' crater

Posted in Science on 22nd Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

One of the Moon's biggest craters was created by an asteroid more than 250km (150 miles) across, a study suggests.

For the first time a country has invested heavily in space mining

Posted in Science on 4th Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

Luxembourg announced on Friday it was opening a $225 million line of credit for space companies to set up their European headquarters within its borders.

Luxembourg announces plans to launch an asteroid mining rig into orbit

Posted in Business on 7th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

Luxembourg aims to be a leading asteroid miner, and Obama signed a bill that allows companies to mine resources from space.