Earth running out of resources? Let's just get a few from the astroid belt. At least, towing astroids into reach seems to be on the drawing board for the next decade… I wonder why an organic astroid, though, instead of one with rare earths in it. And at the same time, why not expel some of our wastes up to the astroid belt in exchange?
/via +michael barth
Nasa plans to ‘lasso’ asteroid the size of two double-decker buses and turn it into a space station to orbit the moon
Nasa scientists are presenting the White House with a plan to capture an asteroid and steer it to a new position where it will act as a stepping stone to Mars.
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