Asteroid Mining 101: Wealth for the New Space Economy by John S. Lewis

By John S. Lewis

John Lewis, popular writer of renowned technological know-how books, Rain of Iron and Ice, and Mining the Sky: Untold Riches from the Asteroids, Comets and Planets, has published his latest e-book, Asteroid Mining one zero one: Wealth for a brand new house Economy. thought of to be the worlds’ ideal professional on Asteroids and close to Earth gadgets, Dr. Lewis has created this finished consultant to Asteroid Mining.

The rising asteroid mining has super bold intentions. it truly is in the realm of threat that their paintings may possibly bring in a transformation in international economics as profound because the commercial Revolution.

As might be anticipated, press reviews facing asteroid mining were a number of, ranging in scope from brief and breezy to large and critical, and in caliber from actual to impressionistic to easily uninformed.

There is sweet cause to be fascinated with what could be the largest game-changer in human fiscal background. and there's solid cause to seem heavily on the underlying technology and engineering that shape the basis of this work.

“Almost every little thing that I care approximately such a lot are available in the pages of this outstanding paintings: meteorites, comets, asteroids, robots, geology, mining or even spaceships. Dr Lewis is going into attention-grabbing info in regards to the foundation and composition of meteorites, then takes us on a trip to the asteroids themselves. The reader starts to know the miraculous clinical and fabric wealth looking forward to us inside of these rubble piles. Reading Asteroid Mining 101 made me are looking to seize my favourite pickaxe and wear a spacesuit. Be warned asteroids, we’re coming to get you!” --Geoff Notkin, technology author and host of TV’s Meteorite Men.

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3 kilometers per second), so the sound of an explosion at a slant range of 30 km will reach the observer about 100 seconds after the breakup flash. A recent spectacular example of an aerial explosion of an entering body is the Chelyabinsk event of 15 February 2013. The peak brightness of the bolide exceeded that of the Sun. Hundreds of images of the fireball, many with excellent-quality position and direction documentation, have permitted accurate reconstruction of its entry trajectory. Many small meteorites were recovered from the landing area shortly after its fall.

Rick N. Tumlinson I. Introduction The emerging asteroid mining industry has extremely ambitious intentions. It is within the realm of possibility that their work may usher in a change in global economics as profound as the Industrial Revolution. As may be expected, press reports dealing with asteroid mining have been numerous, ranging in scope from short and breezy to broad and serious, and in quality from accurate to impressionistic to simply uninformed. There is good reason to be curious about what may be the biggest game-changer in human economic history.

These long-period comets are outliers from the main comet population that pass deep into the inner Solar System on each orbit around the Sun (once every few million years), and therefore are observed only once by astronomers. In addition, there are short-period comets, which may have orbital periods as short as three years. They often have orbits that take them out to the orbit of Jupiter: it is extremely likely that they owe their present orbits to gravitational perturbations that occurred during close approaches to Jupiter.

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