Majoring in Mining Asteroids

Majoring in Mining Asteroids

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

New NAFTA, Eating Algae, Aretha Franklin

Episode: New NAFTA, Eating Algae, Aretha Franklin

  • Aug 28, 2018 9:00 pm
  • 17:05 mins

Guest: Angel Abbud-Madrid, Phd, Director, Center for Space Resources, Colorado School of Mines Cold chunks of rock hurtling through space could be the mining boom of the future – the next gold rush. And when that happens, one of the most storied mining schools of the past will be ready. Starting this Fall, students at the Colorado School of Mines can pursue a graduate degree in “Space Resources.” How do you mine asteroids? What is the career path of these new students? And what are they being taught in the program?