A moon mining project, which may ultimately lead to the recovery of more than 1.5 billion tons of natural resources from the Moon, is finally on track, according to NASA’s Planetary Resources.
In a blog post on Friday, the company announced a preliminary development plan that would eventually lead to a project that could potentially harvest more than one trillion tons of resources on the surface of the Moon.
Planetary Resources is developing an improved version that would include a robot that could mine for resources.
This development could help to unlock a previously untapped resource of resources, such as the mineral gold, and ultimately lead us to recover and re-explore some of the most precious metals on Earth.
“The improved version is designed to allow for faster exploration of the lunar surface, and to be able to harvest the mineral Gold,” the company wrote.
“In a future post, we will share more details on this, but we are hopeful that the improved version will provide the resource-finding and mining capabilities that are needed to reach resource-rich areas on the Moon.”
The company also detailed how it would create an artificial gravity well that could allow a robot to reach the surface faster than gravity alone.
The moon, known to humans as Ganymede, is the only planet that has a permanent atmosphere.
This creates a very different environment than Earth’s, and requires a much higher temperature, pressure, and moisture levels to support life.
The lunar surface is covered in an ice shell and the crusts are covered in layers of volcanic rock that may have been deposited by the impact of a comet.
The ice shell also provides protection against solar storms.
Planetary is also planning to create a water-based habitat that will be able shelter up to 1,000 people, according the company.
The company hopes to use the improved robotic rover to visit the lunar poles, as well as the Moon’s south pole, which is thought to be home to potentially billions of life-bearing organisms.
The new robotic rover will likely have the ability to conduct exploration on the lunar south pole.
If it succeeds in reaching the Moon surface, Planetary Resources hopes that it will find a way to harvest gold.
Although Planetary is hoping to mine gold, the project has not yet specified how it plans to find gold on the moon.
It also has not specified the amount of gold it would need to mine.
At this point, Planetary hopes to have a prototype of the improved rover.
NASA is working to find out more about the project and how it will work.
In the meantime, the moon is still an active planet and will likely remain so for the foreseeable future.
NASA has been developing a robotic rover for the moon for several years now, and the agency has been working to develop a rover that would be able access and mine the Moon using a robotic arm.