Today’s “Planet Earth Report” –Chinese Scientists Propose to Capture a Near-Earth Asteroid: ‘Space Mining Could Be a New Engine for the Global Economy’

  “Sounds like science-fiction, but I believe it can be realized,” said Li Mingtao, a researcher at the National Space Science Center under the Chinese Academy of Sciences who, along with a group of Chinese scientists, are mulling a bold plan to capture a small near-Earth asteroid, more than 100 million km away, about 6.4 … Continue reading Today’s “Planet Earth Report” –Chinese Scientists Propose to Capture a Near-Earth Asteroid: ‘Space Mining Could Be a New Engine for the Global Economy’