Can space mining alleviate shortages of key resources? | FT Energy Source

Recent developments suggest mining in space is gradually getting closer to becoming a reality, but could asteroids really help us to replenish resources on Earth? As the FT’s Harry Dempsey explains, cost remains a substantial barrier, and successful missions could result in a collapse of commodity prices on Earth. Another problem is the lack of any agreements as to who actually owns the resources in space.

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