Originally Posted by Sea Ray
How much water is on one of these 25 ft rocks?
Oh boy. The 25 foot rock is a test
to prove the concept that asteroids can be moved and to learn the best way to do it. Obviously they would need to move a bigger asteroid to use for mining purposes. Don't you think it would be a good idea to practice a little bit before attempting an expensive mega-mission?
Projects such as this one offer an opportunity for American companies to be on the cutting edge of profitable new technologies that could change our lives here on Earth like many of the technologies developed during previous space programs have.