Saturday, September 3, 2011

Destination: Moon or Asteroid Part 3 is up

The latest (maybe last?) entry makes the case for the Moon's superiority over asteroids as an immediate source of extraterrestrial resources.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Destination: Moon or Asteroid? Part I: Operational Considerations

Here's the first two posts (Part 1, Part 2) in Paul Spudis' new series, "Destination: Moon or Asteroid." Part 3 promises to touch on resource utilization, though no word on whether it concerns mission specific ISRU to support exploration of the outer system or broader exploitation for future human settlement.