Asteroid mining labs are circling Earth
Researchers discover natural minimoons orbiting our planet Metal Tech News – Nov. 25, 2020
Last updated 7/10/2022 at 2:55pm
Natural "minimoons" that temporarily orbit Earth may be interesting targets for both scientific study and to practice asteroid mining techniques.
While Earth is orbited by thousands of artificial satellites and one large natural one, the Moon, it has only been recently that scientists have confirmed that small natural objects are also circling our planet.
About eight years ago, researchers at t...