Space exploration

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 scarce 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. Another problem is the lack of any agreements as to who owns the resources in space