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Asteroid Mining in Space: Is it Legal?
 
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May 3 (Bloomberg Law) -- Frans von der Dunk, professor of Space Law at University of Nebraska-Lincoln, College of Law, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the legal implications of a new company's plans to mine near Earth asteroids for precious metals and water. The company, Planetary Resources, is a startup backed by Google billionaires Larry Page, Eric Schmidt and filmmaker James Cameron among others.
Views: 7245 Bloomberg Law
Space: The Next Trillion Dollar Industry
 
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Taking over space? Luxembourg 1st European state to let companies mine asteroid
 
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While many see asteroids as a serious threat, for others they're an opportunity. Luxembourg has become the first European state to adopt a law, opening up space mining to private corporations. RT's Miguel Francis Santiago has more. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us on Google+ http://plus.google.com/+RT Listen to us on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/rttv RT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.
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Should We Mine This Asteroid For Platinum?
 
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This week an asteroid passed by Earth worth an estimated 5 trillion dollars in platinum. Is it possible to mine precious metals in space? Read More: Watch Live As A Platinum Asteroid Worth Trillions of Dollars Flies Past Earth http://www.iflscience.com/space/watch-live-platinum-asteroid-worth-trillions-dollars-flies-past-earth "Spectroscopic analysis has revealed the composition of the asteroid, and made it a prime target for future asteroid-mining missions. It is approximately 452 metres by 1,011 metres in size." What Are Asteroids Made Of? http://www.universetoday.com/37425/what-are-asteroids-made-of/ "Asteroids are made of different minerals and substances. Their composition depends on which planet they may have originated from." Asteroids: Structure and Composition of Asteroids http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/Asteroids_Structure_and_composition_of_asteroids "We find that asteroids are fascinating objects, varying in composition and shape. Nearly all asteroids are irregular in shape and heavily pockmarked by impact craters." ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Julia Wilde on Twitter https://twitter.com/julia_sci DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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GNF Space Mining Law, Politics, Perspectives
 
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GNF Space Mining Law, Politics, Perspectives International Astronautical Congress 2017 25 - 29 September 2017 Adelaide, Australia
Asteroid Mining Possible With-in 20 Years
 
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Asteroid Mining and Space Based Economy Asteroid mining could start 15-20 years from now Asteroid Mining is inevitable consequence of Space becoming more accessible and affordable. Number of companies have already set their goals of prospecting nearby asteroids. Mining space rocks for valuable resources can become reality within two decade. Great enabler being increased competition in the space launch market, with companies such as SpaceX and Blue Origin reducing the costs of launching stuff in to Space by a significant margin. Accessing space will become affordable even for small start-ups such as DSI or Planetary Resources. One the biggest proponents of Space based economy and asteroid mining is Jeff Bezos, current CEO of Amazon. His vision calls for million people working in space by 2100 and Asteroid Mining forming the core of future space based economy. Construction of large orbital habitats housing thousands of future space travellers and explorers. Increasingly large mining conglomerates will look at opportunities in nearby asteroids as returns on investment and these will feed further opportunities available, increasing exponentially. But any industry must start somewhere, and smaller outfits with great vision will start small scale prospecting nearby asteroids 20 years from now, at which point the surrounding ecosystem will begin to grow opening doors for many more players to join the game. The California gold rush in dying years of 19 century would pale in comparison. Recent discovery of large underground cave on the Moon by Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Jaxa) confirmed the presence of a cave after examining the hole using radio waves. The chasm, 50km (31 miles) long and 100 metres wide, appears to be structurally sound and its rocks may contain ice or water deposits that could be turned into fuel, according to data sent back by the orbiter, nicknamed Kaguya after the moon princess in a Japanese fairytale. Opening the moon for eventual exploitation and habitation in not too distant future. Although current treaties prevent industrial scale exploitation of the moon, however for growing Lunar colony it would be quite feasible to see development of some sort of mining and exploitation process in not too distant future. Future asteroid mining prospects remain very positive, especially with the involvement of some major outfits such as Blue Origin. The driving force of future industrial growth will be space based. There are asteroids which contain more gold and platinum than we ever mined in entire human history. With some estimates putting value of platinum alone at $10 quadrillion only in one asteroid, Psyche. Future of humanity is space based, how fast we achieve the next step, remains to be seen.
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Space Mining Company Says Friday's Asteroid Worth $195 Bn
 
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Deep Space Industries says the materials in a nearby asteroid are worth $195 billion, a number some say stretches the truth.
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Asteroid Mining Corporation Founder interview: BBC World News
 
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Mitch Hunter-Scullion, CEO and Founder of the Asteroid Mining Corporation Ltd UK was interviewed by Aaron Heslehurst on BBC World News on 30/11/17 to talk about his companies plans to Prospect and Mine Asteroids.
Asteroid Miners In Space!
 
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Deep space is a new asteroid mining company trying to prospect the riches of space rocks. Our Sources: http://dft.ba/-3Deb More stories at: http://www.sourcefed.com or check out: http://youtube.com/sourcefed for our 5 daily videos or anything else we've ever done. Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/sourcefed Follow us on Tumblr: http://sourcefed.tumblr.com/ Like us on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/xQDV8M Philly D OFFICIAL APP for instant updates: http://bit.ly/aIyY0w Order your SourceFed Posters here: http://bit.ly/SourceFedPosters Hosts: @elliottcmorgan @leenewtonsays Music: @ronaldjenkees @Hagemeister
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Manufacturing in space could save life on Earth | James Orsulak | TEDxMileHigh
 
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You care about the future of our planet. You traded in your gas-guzzling SUV for a Prius and your Keurig for a Coffee Maker -- and if enough of us do that, we’ll save the Earth, right? Well, we are dangerously close to collapsing our own ecosystem and we are running out of time. In this persuasive talk, James Orsulak argues that the only way to really make a difference is to look up. James Orsulak serves as the Director of Business Development at Planetary Resources, an asteroid mining company that has embarked on the world’s first commercial deep space exploration. The company focuses on technologies such as rocket propellant, water for life support functions, and construction materials sourced from asteroids. Previously, James spent a decade developing industrial-scale fueling stations on Earth. He is an avid gardener who lives in Denver with his amazing wife, 2-year-old twins and a rambunctious Goldendoodle named Waffles. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
Views: 11818 TEDx Talks
Asteroid Mining: The Compelling Opportunity by Chris Lewicki
 
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Planetary Resources President/Chief Engineer (and former NASA scientist) Chris Lewicki presents his talk entitled, "Asteroid Mining: The Compelling Opportunity and What It Means For Mining On Earth, Today." Presented January 2013 at Cambridge House International's Vancouver Resource Investment Conference. http://www.cambridgehouse.com
Is Space Mining Set To Change The World?
 
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Moon Mining: As the US grants it's first space mining bill, this report examines how lunar mining might change the world Humanity's Furthest Outpost: Voyager Leaves The Solar System: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Drha6oqO6SA For more cutting edge science reports visit: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlGSlkijht5iXbPX7d_oTP47c9C3kArQ0 Subscribe to Journeyman for more: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=journeymanpictures For downloads and more information visit: http://www.journeyman.tv/?lid=68654&bid=2 40 years since man last walked on the surface of the moon, scientists are developing lunar mining technologies that could be responsible for the first lunar colony, and the next leap in space exploration. "When President H. W. Bush mentioned, 'Let's go back to the moon, but this time to stay', I said, 'This is it. This is my job'", says Professor Leonhard Bernold. Now he is leading research at the University of New South Wales into how man can mine, build and live on the moon, all by using moon materials as the primary resource. Is this the beginning of a new "space economy"? ABC Australia, Catalyst - Ref 6455 Journeyman Pictures brings you highlights from the cutting-edge science series, ‘Catalyst’, produced by our long-term content partners at ABC Australia. Every day we’ll upload a new episode that takes you to the heart of the most intriguing and relevant science-related stories of the day, transforming your perspective of the issues shaping our world.
Views: 17840 Journeyman Pictures
Instant Checkmate Presents: How Is That Even Legal? Ep. 3: Space Law & The Outer Space Treaty
 
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This episode of How Is That Even Legal is out of this world! Take a stroll through the galaxy while we discuss Space Law and the Outer Space Treaty. Are there laws in outer space? Will those laws change as space travel becomes privatized? And exactly how far away is a ride on the Millennium Falcon? We also cover new laws regarding asteroid mining, and the privatization of space travel. Will Elon Musk save the future of mankind? Will Donald Trump take over the galaxy? All this and more, on How Is That Even Legal. Don’t forget to subscribe to watch more videos from How Is That Even Legal! Follow us at: Search someone today: http://www.instantcheckmate.com Instant Checkmate on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/instantcheckmate Instant Checkmate on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/instntcheckmate Instant Checkmate on Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/instntcheckm... Instant Checkmate on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/insta... Instant Checkmate on Google+: http://plus.google.com/+Instantcheckmate Instant Checkmate on Crunchbase: https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/instant-checkmate Music Courtesy of http://www.archive.org Noize Tank https://soundcloud.com/noizetank Coyote Kisses https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTwLge_9p-xboo7kT4t_MYQ Darth Trump courtesy of Auralnauts: https://www.youtube.com/user/Auralnauts Space law, space laws, international space law, outer space treaty, sputnik, moon law, asteroid mining, extraterrestrial mining, asteroid laws, weird laws, space law education, Star Wars, cosmos, history, history of space travel, space shuttle, Spacex, Elon Musk, Falcon 9, Richard Branson, space tourism, private space travel, spacex dragon, spacex launch, cosmos, 1967 outer space treaty, what is space law, what is outer space treaty, sci fi, future, futurology, futurism, space, space news, space videos, space exploration, private space flight, private space flight, Darth Vader, Darth Trump Reviews - https://www.instantcheckmate.reviews/
Views: 3909 Instant Checkmate
Episode 6: Asteroid Mining and Space Industry
 
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Originally aired August 17, 2016. Note: our registration and forums have been discontinued, and the podcast is now open to all. Visit our website at http://talkuniverse.org, or find us on iTunes or Stitcher, or visit our Twitter or Facebook accounts. https://www.patreon.com/talkuniverse Sponsor us on Patreon http://talkuniverseblog.blogspot.com Talk Universe blog https://twitter.com/TalkUniverse2 Follow us on Twitter https://www.facebook.com/pg/Talk-Universe-991925874253302/posts/ Like us on Facebook http://itunes.apple.com/ms/podcast/talk-universe/id1225371758?mt=2 Listen on iTunes http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=136316&refid=stpr Listen on Stitcher https://www.spreaker.com/show/2271245 Listen on Spreaker All of our shows are archived on our website: http://talkuniverse.org/showarchives.php We discuss the future of mining and industry in space and look at why it is important. Our co-host, Ed Minchau, shares ideas, technical information, and many links about the growing movement to take industry and even manufacturing to the asteroids. The interview mentions the sources of metals and some of the history behind their value and what happens when space industry brings untold quantities of precious metals back and injects them into our economy. The discussion also covers the need to get more companies involved in space ventures and the need to start producing what will be needed, including food, in space. Some links for our listeners: https://deepspaceindustries.com/ Deep Space Industries.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0vkqQN44I4 Deep Space Industries video http://www.d-shape.com/ D-Shape 3D printing http://www.planetaryresources.com/#home-intro Planetary Resources.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duEzrOvSb98 Speech by Chris Lewicki of Planetary Resources.com http://www.niac.usra.edu/ NASA Institute for Advanced Concepts https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IkJqOKuGtIo Discovery News video on asteroid mining https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-TVRtPlFIA TedX Harvard on asteroid mining
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[OEMF2017] Off-Earth Mining under the Outer Space Treaty: Legal with Future Challenges
 
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20-21 September 2017 http://www.acser.unsw.edu.au/oemf2017 Ian B. Perry Solo Practitioner, State Bar of Texas, USA Off-Earth Mining under the Outer Space Treaty: Legal with Future Challenges Mining asteroids and planets other than the Earth is compatible with the Outer Space Treaty. The “use-but-no-territorial-ownership” regime created by the Outer Space Treaty is similar to that of the high seas in many respects (allowing for some differences such as with regard to liability). Countries are well within their rights and obligations under the Outer Space Treaty to pass legislation allowing ownership of extracted resources. Under international law and the four main space treaties, it does not matter whether the resources are extracted by a government entity, a private company, or a public-private partnership, national governments may authorize resource extraction activities by any of these types of entities. In the future, some problems may arise if space activities on asteroids, moons, and planets start to operate in a way which resembles activities on land rather than activities on the high seas. Current international space law is sufficient to al low for private profit, but may have difficulties dealing with disputes arising when many Off-Earth mining activities are conducted in close proximity, especially when permanent installations are constructed. Ian Perry is an attorney currently working in Houston Texas. He has completed a Master of Laws in Air and Space Law and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Mississippi. He was a member of the 2015 Manfred Lacks (space law) Moot Court World Champion team (that year’s problem, incidentally, involved asteroids). Mr. Perry is the author of a paper on space resources published in Astropolitics, and co-authored a paper presented at IAC 2016 on the same subject. This year he coached the winning team of the Africa round, which will be competing in Adelaide at IAC 2017.
Views: 1242 ACSER UNSW
There's gold in them there...asteroids?
 
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Dave Brody, Jeremy Kaplan, and Jon Scott discuss the likeliness of Planetary Resources space venture. Credits: Fox News
Views: 1496 Space Renaissance
Japan Takes the First Step Toward Asteroid Mining
 
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Sep.28 -- Tom Risen, Aerospace America reporter, discusses the future of asteroid mining with Bloomberg's Brad Stone on "Bloomberg Technology."
Views: 3041 Bloomberg Technology
Asteroid Mining w/Robotic 3D Printers
 
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Asteroids contain billions of dollars worth of material us humans can use on earth. But, how do we get it? Deep Space Industries and Planetary Resources are two companies investing in technology designed to mine near earth asteroids and help us better understand the Universe we live in. Read more on mining asteroids http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57565271-1/mining-asteroids-to-3d-print-space-stations-beyond-pie-in-the-sky/ Subscribe to The Daily Conversation http://bit.ly/WZnLnd Join the conversation on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/thedailyconversation Add TDC to your circles on Google+ https://plus.google.com/100134925804523235350/posts Follow The Daily Conversation on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/thedailyconvo
Companies race to mine asteroids in 2017
 
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2017 is going to be an exciting year for space exploration, with a number of missions planned, including some to develop technology to mine asteroids. Advances are also expected in artificial intelligence and self-driving vehicle technology. Al Jazeera's Tarek Bazley reports. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 18698 Al Jazeera English
SPACE Act of 2015 Passes in the House (H.R. 2262)
 
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The SPACE Act of 2015 recognizes the rights of U.S. asteroid mining companies to declare mined asteroid resources as property and creates a process for resolving disputes. The Senate is currently reviewing a duplicate version of the House language, S. 976. Read the full story in our blog post here: http://www.planetaryresources.com/2015/07/space-act-of-2015-passes-in-the-house-h-r-2262/
Views: 2932 Planetary Resources
Asteroid Mining
 
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In the face of resource scarcity here on Earth, in the future we may obtain raw materials from the asteroids. This is the second film in my "Resources from Space" series. You can watch the other webepisodes here: "Space-Based Solar Power": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJcev0Jq3Ig "Mining the Moon": http://youtu.be/n9EMcyfGMDA "Beyond Sustainability" (prequel): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8H4kssrosHY "The Making of Resources from Space ": http://youtu.be/rjzO9-hF9Oc You can read more about resources from space, and access images from the videos, at: http://www.explainingthefuture.com/resources_from_space.html
Views: 77717 ExplainingTheFuture
Asteroid Mining & Interplanetary Economies with J.L. Galache on MIND & MACHINE
 
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My guest today is J.L. Galache, an asteroid astronomer turned new-space entrepreneur. J.L. is Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Aten Engineering, a pioneering space mining company. He has designed and directed asteroid data projects with NASA’s Frontier Development Lab and Oracle. At the Minor Planet Center (part of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics), J.L. was Acting Deputy Director, where he helped keep the world safe from killer asteroids. We discuss space mining and the practical steps necessary for human settlement of the solar system — as well as what a space economy among interplanetary settlements would look like. Podcast Audio version at: http://mindandmachine.libsyn.com More on J.L. & Aten Engineering J.L. on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jlgalache Aten Engineering: https://www.atenengineering.com Aten on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AtenEngineering __________ MIND & MACHINE features interviews by August Bradley with leaders in transformational technologies. More at: https://www.MindAndMachine.io Follow MIND & MACHINE: Twitter: https://twitter.com/augustbradley Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/mindandmachine Website: https://www.MindAndMachine.io SPECIAL THANKS to our PRODUCTION SPONSORS: Zeiss Lenses - http://www.zeiss.com/camera-lenses/us... Fiilex Lighting - http://www.fiilex.com _________________________
Asteroid Mining
 
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This video continues our look at Colonizing Space by examining the idea of Asteroid Mining and setting up colonies on Asteroids. We explore the science as well as practical issues of engineering, economics, legality, and psychology of such distant outposts. Visit our Website: www.IsaacArthur.net Support the Channel on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IsaacArthur Listen or Download the audio of this episode from Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/isaac-arthur-148927746/cs04b-asteroid-mining Spark Vizla Podcast Channle at Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/sparkvizla Cover Art by Jakub Grygier: https://www.artstation.com/artist/jakub_grygier
Views: 230098 Isaac Arthur
Asteroid Mining Gets $227m Investment From Luxembourg
 
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Asteroid mining is set to receive a $227 million investment from Luxembourg, which seeks to become a global leader in space exploration. The investment will fund asteroid survey missions by US-based companies Deep Space Industries and Planetary Resources that will be launched within three years. Is Luxembourg about to become the Silicon Valley of the space mining industry? We look at Luxembourg’s asteroid mining push on the Lip News with Nik Zecevic and Jason Venzor. http://www.parabolicarc.com/2016/06/08/luxembourg-commits-227-million-space-mining-initiative/ https://tradegenius.co/go/ref/20 Newest Lip News playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukF1qXygAJ8&index=1&list=PLjk3H0GXhhGcjJDo6cQBCQprDMQyUQY3r&nohtml5=False The Journalists: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4HdTomgaZEM&index=1&list=PLC937B599FD2B8241&nohtml5=False CRIME TIME clips playlist – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGUy5JvhLg4&list=PLjk3H0GXhhGeC9DbpSnIvd2i9BHh2dBvv&index=1&nohtml5=False BYOD (Bring Your Own Doc) Highlight Videos- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UL6WYnmX1p8&list=PLjk3H0GXhhGeu2DCf6Ouo7hTsA5QB2MAL&index=1&nohtml5=False MEDIA MAYHEM short videos playlist - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InOhNOpMY24&list=PLjk3H0GXhhGcz4un-zws5sMlCLk3NNjDP&index=1&nohtml5=False http://www.thelip.tv https://www.facebook.com/thelip.tv http://www.youtube.com/theliptv
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Voices From L5 - The Outer Space Treaty and what does it say for New Space?
 
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Michael Listner joins us this week to address how the Outer Space Treaty effects the new space movement and the various new space companies plans for asteroid mining. He also addresses concerns like ownership rights, and tells us some fascinating real world consequences of our current space legal landscape. Michael is a legal professional who works at http://www.spacelawsolutions.com/ to consult and develop solutions and ideas for moving forward in the space industry.
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Space business: US citizens get right to mine asteroids
 
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US lawmakers have decided to expand the reach of capitalism into the universe, and make celestial bodies a source of income. President Barack Obama signed an act giving US companies the right to the commercial exploration of asteroids and other bodies in space. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us on Google+ http://plus.google.com/+RT Listen to us on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/rttv RT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.
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So You’d Like to Buy an Asteroid: Property Law in Outer Space
 
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Kevin Underhill at Nerd Nite East Bay #49, Club 21, 30-Jan-2017 Businesses are already selling plots of land on the Moon and Mars, and some very rich people have invested in asteroid-mining companies. But—assuming you could actually get to these places—is it even legal to own extraterrestrial property? How would you stake a claim and navigate the Outer Space Treaty? And should you really buy moon rocks from mysterious Honduran military officers? Kevin Underhill writes Lowering the Bar, the leading legal-humor site on the web. He has a J.D. from Georgetown University and is a litigation partner in the San Francisco office of Shook, Hardy & Bacon. Most of his work you’d find pretty dull, but he did once represent a guy who had a moon rock that his dad got from Richard Nixon. Kevin is also the author of The Emergency Sasquatch Ordinance (2013), a book about weird laws. Credits Bosses: Rick Karnesky, Rebecca Cohen, Sarah Houghton, Scott Weitze Video Editor: Rick Karnesky Videography: Rebecca Cohen Additional Thanks: Kishore Hari
Views: 253 Nerd Nite East Bay
U.S. Law Could Lead Way to Asteroid Mining
 
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A new law has limited government regulations on the private space exploration industry, which means companies can now claim resources, including water and minerals, found in space. https://www.inverse.com/article/9623-the-u-s-has-cleared-the-way-for-commercial-asteroid-mining http://www.wochit.com This video was produced by YT Wochit News using http://wochit.com
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Asteroid Mining: Is it worth it?
 
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Asteroids are “space rocks” that have been leftover from the formation of our solar system billions of years ago. A lot of these remnants contain elements that would be useful not only here on Earth, but also for the development of space colonization and infrastructure as well. It is estimated that at current consumption, key resources needed for modern industry could be exhausted within 50 to 60 years! Not to mention, there is also a financial incentive for companies to invest in the research and production of vehicles and equipment that are capable of mining asteroids. Asteroid mining has the potential to make the first company to successfully do so extremely wealthy, and out of this the world’s first trillionaire will likely arise. However, the idea is not without criticism. Opponents to the concept argue that the risk involved pales in comparison to the potential reward. Despite this, looking outside of Earth for resources seems inevitable if humans are ever to venture elsewhere in the universe. Meet those embarking on the world’s first commercial deep space exploration program: https://www.planetaryresources.com/ Electrolysis of water explained: http://www1.lsbu.ac.uk/water/electrolysis.html Fascinating read regarding asteroid mining as it pertains to the space economy: https://www.space.com/2032-asteroid-mining-key-space-economy.html The legal aspects involved: http://www.popularmechanics.com/space/deep-space/a22347/asteroid-mining-international-law/ Subscribe – It’s FREE and easy! https://t.co/et1ZfaTJj9
Views: 1625 AskAstronomy
Senate Votes to Legalize Space Mining
 
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www.undergroundworldnews.com After much delay, an important space bill has finally passed in the Senate. The Space Act of 2015 would do a lot of things to encourage the private space industry--including extending the "learning period" wherein fledgling spaceflight companies can operate without too much government oversight. It would also give companies the rights to the resources they might one day extract from asteroids, such as platinum and water (which, believe it or not, is a valuable resource in space). The bill has just passed in the Senate with unanimous approval and a few amendments. Now it will be sent back to the House of Representatives, which is expected to approve the changes, and then on to President Obama. Although the bill hasn't officially been signed into law yet, Planetary Resources--one such company that hopes to extract resources from asteroids--issued an effusive letter thanking the Congressmen who supported the bill. Read More: http://www.popsci.com/congress-votes-to-legalize-asteroid-mining
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Mining asteroids: Space exploration company unveil grand new plans
 
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Deep Space Industries unveil plans for mining asteroids for energy, with hopes of powering self-sustaining space stations. Report by Sophie Foster. Subscribe to ITN News! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=itnnews Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/itn Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/itn Visit our homepage: http://itn.co.uk
Views: 3055 ODN
Asteroid Mining Venture Unveiled
 
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Scoping out space rocks for mining metals just became a two-horse race. Hala Gorani reports. For more CNN videos, check out http://www.youtube.com/cnn or visit our site at http://www.cnn.com/video/
Views: 2823 CNN
Asteroid mining? NASA, billionaires racing to explore possibility
 
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NASA has announced a mission to explore the prospect of bringing asteroids close to Earth and mining them for precious resources, and a number of billionaires are getting in on the action. "CBS This Morning" contributor Michio Kaku, a physics professor at the City University of New York, talks about the potential for profit and safety concerns.
Views: 2356 CBS News
Resource utilisation and space law  | Asteroid Day Live from Luxembourg
 
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Relive the Asteroid Day LIVE experience in our video collection featuring the day's individual panels and talks with our asteroid experts. Click through your favourite segments or watch the entire recorded 6-hour broadcast from Luxembourg! The discussion of space resources continues in the presence of Étienne Schneider, Luxembourg’s Deputy Prime Minister, for the Resource utilisation and space law panel, hosted by Brian Cox. Asteroid Day LIVE from Luxembourg was recorded at the Broadcasting Center Europe on June 30, 2017. Visit our website for more information: https://asteroidday.org/ Watch this video: https://asteroidday.org/video/live-luxembourg-space-law Join us on social media: Facebook: http://facebook.com/asteroidday Twitter: http://twitter.com/asteroidday Download the video, here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B26qPfEwFxyCUEJBNk5yLTlYbnM
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Asteroid Mining | The Edge
 
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Space Mining could be a $1 Trillion business according to Chris Lewicki, president of Planetary Resources, a company which hopes to reach asteroids to extract water and mine for metals like platinum. CNBC’s Jane Wells visited Planetary Resources in Seattle, Washington. Subscribe to CNBC International: http://bit.ly/1eiWsDq Like us on CNBC's Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/cnbc Follow us on CNBC's Twitter accounts https://twitter.com/CNBCWorld https://twitter.com/CNBC
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Asteroid Mining and Ownership Approved by Congress in Landslide
 
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In a landslide victory Congress has passed H.R 2262, the US Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act, which allows legal rights for US citizens to own resources in outer space as well as extending indemnification for commercial launches through 2025. Companies such as Blue Origin, SpaceX and Virgin Galactic have already taken measures to get into the market early and with the new legislation aerospace technology will be allowed to create more jobs including those in space tourism. Jose Marcelino Ortiz and http://arstechnica.com/science/2015/11/democrats-and-republicans-agree-if-you-can-mine-it-in-space-its-yours/ http://thelip.tv/ http://www.youtube.com/theliptv2
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Asteroid Mining
 
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Director James Cameron is teaming up with billionaires in an eye-popping venture to mine asteroids in outer space. Science Correspondent Bob McDonald digs into this story.
Space Mining Could Soon Become Legal
 
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The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate both approved a bill that would leave the space industry largely unregulated until 2023 at the earliest
Taking over space? Luxembourg 1st European state to let companies mine asteroid
 
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While many see asteroids as a serious threat, for others they're an opportunity. Luxembourg has become the first European state to adopt a law, opening up
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Final Frontier – Asteroid Mining
 
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Our fuel problem with space travel could be solved with mining of Asteroids! Jono Weltman from the Foundation for Space Development tells us more. http://www.expressoshow.com
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Planetary Resources: The future of Mining near earth Asteroids
 
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Video explaining the future near asteroid earth mining, Credit: PLANETARY RECOURCES Follow Us: Facebook: https://goo.gl/QapZAe Twitter: https://goo.gl/RoQSmJ
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What If Asteroid Mining Becomes A Reality Now?
 
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Reference: http://scholarship.law.nd.edu/ndjicl/vol6/iss1/15/ Outer Space Treaty: https://www.state.gov/t/isn/5181.htm Asteroid mining will no longer be a fantasy of comic books and science fictions in the near future. Science and technology have rapidly developed to enable us to find out the important minerals in asteroids that can be used to produce electronic devices on earth, and support space travel outside earth. If enough investments can be placed in this adventure, resources extracted from asteroids can be used to refuel space shuttles after they have left earth and dramatically decrease the cost of asteroid mining. Currently there are already several large corporations making investments in it with the support from their governments. The other side of this huge opportunity is the extreme danger in it. Because currently there is only one effective treaty that regulates space exploration, which is the Outer Space Treaty, and there is a loophole in this treaty that allows corporations or individuals to claim territories in outer space, this opens possibilities for national governments to control territories in space through the corporations under their regime. If each country passes its own laws to allow its corporations to have property rights to the asteroid they mine, then what happens if one corporation from China and another one from the U.S. both mine the same asteroid in space? If we use the old way of colonization in space, then we will have endless wars to fight, because of the huge number of asteroids out there. That is why asteroid mining can be a disaster for human civilizations, and why new international space law is necessary to asteroid mining. Attributions by order of appearance: Launch of Apollo 15: By NASA [Public domain], via WIkimedia commons STS115_Atlantis_undock_ISS.jpg: NASA derivative work: The High Fin Sperm Whale (STS115_Atlantis_undock_ISS.jpg) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Dawn spacecraft in asteroid belt.jpg: By NASA [Public domain],via Wikimedia Commons 433eros.jpg: By NASA/NEAR Project (JHU/APL). [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Asteroid Mining -- Did You Know #1
 
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Learn about asteroid mining to impress your friends! Planetary Resources http://www.planetaryresources.com/ Deep Space Industries http://deepspaceindustries.com/ Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) http://global.jaxa.jp/ Asterank http://www.asterank.com/ Tholen and S.M.A.S.S. classification http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asteroid_spectral_types Asteroid Zoo http://www.asteroidzoo.org/ Buy our Shirts at: https://www.districtlines.com/techgeekgamers Remember to watch this episode and more at http://www.techgeekgamers.com Please subscribe to our channel http://goo.gl/1JhZL Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/techgeekgamers Follow us on twitter https://twitter.com/TechGeekGamers +1 us on Google+ http://goo.gl/YkuhP
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US billionaires to mine asteroid resources
 
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A group of US billionaires - including director James Cameron and the co-founders of internet search company Google - have announced plans to mine asteroids in space for resources such as ice, fuel and precious minerals. The new firm, Planetary Resources, plans to launch a telescope capable of tracking asteroids - left over from the Big Bang - as they pass-by the Earth in hopes of finding resources for further human endeavours in space. Al Jazeera's John Terrett reports from the US Air and Space Museum in Washington. At Al Jazeera English, we focus on people and events that affect people's lives. We bring topics to light that often go under-reported, listening to all sides of the story and giving a 'voice to the voiceless.' Reaching more than 270 million households in over 140 countries across the globe, our viewers trust Al Jazeera English to keep them informed, inspired, and entertained. Our impartial, fact-based reporting wins worldwide praise and respect. It is our unique brand of journalism that the world has come to rely on. We are reshaping global media and constantly working to strengthen our reputation as one of the world's most respected news and current affairs channels. Social Media links: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Instagram: https://instagram.com/aljazeera/?ref=... Twitter: https://twitter.com/ajenglish Website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ google+: https://plus.google.com/+aljazeera/posts
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Mining the Universe
 
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In November 2015 President Barack Obama signed a very forward-looking law that legalizes commercial asteroid mining. But it has met with skepticism from some experts in international law, who say the right to harvest resources from a space rock is not the U.S.’s to give. The Outer Space Treaty of 1967, for instance, says signatories should avoid “harmful contamination” of the Moon and other celestial bodies, which are “not subject to national appropriation.” But the treaty is silent on private property rights. Particularly happy with the U.S. Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act are firms like Deep Space Industries (see clip below) and Planetary Resources, a 2010-founded firm seeking to extract water, important materials, and minerals from asteroids and profit from them. The U.S. Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act specifically refers to “asteroid resource utilization.” This excerpt is from the legislative summary: "Any asteroid resources obtained in outer space are the property of the entity that obtained them, which shall be entitled to all property rights to them, consistent with applicable federal law and existing international obligations." Julian Ku, a professor of international law at Hofstra University, said the law’s focus on private rights avoids a collision with the 1967 Outer Space Treaty: “All it does is allow private US citizens to possess, own, transport, use, and sell extraterrestrial resources without violating US law,” he says. On the other hand, it is also true that other spacefaring countries could allow their citizens to do the same. Indeed, I think their government space agencies could probably also do so, as long as they are not “claiming sovereignty.” Dr. Gbenga Oduntan of University of Kent, an international commercial law expert, said that it can be assumed that the list of states with access to outer space will grow from the current dozen or so, and institute their own space mining programs. “That means that the pristine conditions of the cradle of nature from which our own Earth was born may become irrevocably altered forever - making it harder to trace how we came into being,” he wrote, warning that once celestial bodies are contaminated with earthly microbes, humans’ chances of discovering alien life could be ruined. Dr. Oduntan added that space mining could also potentially damage the environment surrounding Earth and eventually result in resource-centered conflict. Without an explicit international treaty regulating commercial space resource exploitation, it will ultimately be a question of each country’s domestic regulations. Can the U.S. live with that result? If not, there is still time to pass another law. Asteroid mining company Planetary Resources, whose name is aspirational at this point, expects the fun to begin as soon as 2025. (2016) Music: Cosmic Replicant - Morning Star Video: https://www.youtube.com/user/DeepSpaceIndustries Visit: https://www.facebook.com/SpaceAndIntelligence
Luxembourg's grand space miner ambition
 
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Luxembourg may be one of Europe's tiniest states with an economy fuelled with iron and steel, but don't let its diminutive size fool you. The country is keen on sending miners to outer space to source minerals. The first mission to an asteroid is expected within the next three years. Much of this effort is due to Etienne Schneider, Luxembourg's Deputy Prime Minister, who wants to turn the country into an outer space powerhouse. Take a listen as Mr. Schneider tells Tian Wei how his country plans to be a leader in asteroid mining. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cgtn/?hl=zh-cn Twitter: https://twitter.com/CGTNOfficial Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/CGTNOfficial/ Tumblr: http://cctvnews.tumblr.com/ Weibo: http://weibo.com/cctvnewsbeijing
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Asteroid Mining: Planetary Resources Looking Beyond Earth for Minerals
 
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Chris Lewicki of Planetary Resources talks asteroid mining with INN Senior Editor Andrew Topf. In this interview at the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference 2014, Lewicki says his company, whose high profile backers include James Cameron, Larry Page and Richard Branson, is looking at identifying asteroids and eventually extracting minerals and water from them for transport back to earth. Lewicki said that Planetary Resources, a Seattle-based private company, is open to going public, and he sees "space resources" as a tremendous growth opportunity for investors.
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