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Resources of Near-Earth Space

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Resources of Near-Earth Space
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Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0816514046
ISBN-13: 9780816514045
Number of pages: 977

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The parts of the solar system that are most accessible from Earth (the Moon, the near-Earth asteroids, and Mars and its moons) are rich in materials of great potential value to humanity. Immediate uses of these resources to manufacture propellants, structural metals, refractories, life-support fluids and glass can support future large-scale space activities. In the longterm, non-terrestrial sources of rare materials and energy may be of great importance here on Earth.

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