Palazzo: Asteroids may have commercial value

Instead, the likelihood of mining an asteroid in space isn’t just a sci-fi movie plot from the 1990s. Earlier this week, a U.S. Congressional committee hearing included encouragement for NASA to start looking into possible commercial uses for the limitless vacuum – part of an update to the proposed American Space Technology for Exploring Resource Opportunities In Deep Space (ASTEROIDS) Act.

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9/11/14