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Scientists plan new method of Moon mining

Harvesting lunar resources using autonomous robot swarms Metal Tech News - September 15, 2021

A research team at the University of Arizona recently received $500,000 in NASA funding for a project to advance space mining methods through the use of autonomous robots, swarms of them.

"It's really exciting to be at the forefront of a new field," said interim head of the Department of Mining and Geological Engineering, as well as the David & Edith Lowell Chair in Mining and Geological Engineeri...


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