Mars and Space Mining Soon to Become Reality

The next mining boom may be both closer and further away than we ever thought possible. With masses of frozen water being found in vast amounts on the Moon, Mars and other space objects such as asteroids, the prospect of travelling and mining the resources found in our solar system is fast becoming a reality.

To find out more, The Daily was joined by Professor Andrew Dempster, Director of the Australian Centre for Space Engineering Research at the University of New South Wales.

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