Mission Plans and Concepts for Lunar and Asteroid Mining
This section covers specific organizations and individuals that have been putting forth mission proposals and concepts, or trying to develop plans, or attempting to raise capital for projects which would directly benefit the thrust for utilization of asteroidal and/or lunar material.
At some point, a new space race will ensue, between multinationals, and PERMANENT would like to help in networking the best people in this field (e.g., for joint ventures), bringing new people up to speed quickly, and marketing the projects of the best entities.
PERMANENT has a database of people and organizations which it has been maintaining since the 1980s, a Who's Who of space resources. The people mainly include engineers who have done actual work on space resources, but also includes advocates, lawyers, artists, and many other kinds of people. The organizations are mainly those focused on space resources research and development or advocacy. This database is not online for the general public, but that is planned for the near future, after a process of trying to contact everybody and doing some house cleaning.
This section is closely related to the previous section, Law, Governments, and Private Sector history and issues.
Please see the list of links below, which include links to private sector ventures.
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How to Make Money
Mining the Moon vs. Asteroids
Leading Private Sector Projects
PRI and PERMANENT
Astrobotics Lunar Polar Probe
Deep Space Industries
Russian Nuclear Manned Interorbital
Golden Spike Lunar Mining
Other Companies and Programs
Leading Government Projects
Research and Development Partners
Space Studies Institute (SSI)
Space Resources Roundtable
NASA prize competitions
Google Lunar X-Prize
Past Efforts, Stalled or Creeping
SpaceDev / NEAP
Lunar, Asteroid Mining Company
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