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1 posted on 01/22/2013 9:19:52 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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It’s probably literally easier than trying to open a new mine here in America.


2 posted on 01/22/2013 9:34:49 PM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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More money hungry capitalists exploiting natural resources for their own gain. Perhaps this should be put on hold until we can understand the long term impacts of their rape of the land...


3 posted on 01/22/2013 9:36:33 PM PST by Dr. Pritchett
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Space will by colonized by those fleeing political oppression on earth.


4 posted on 01/22/2013 9:39:14 PM PST by GraceG
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this is such bs. at least right now.


5 posted on 01/22/2013 9:56:34 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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Don't sit next to the mission specialist. He's a cook!
6 posted on 01/22/2013 10:05:22 PM PST by Morris70
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LOL!

“Atmosphereum!”


7 posted on 01/22/2013 10:09:34 PM PST by Califreak (11/6/12 The Day America Divided By Zero)
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using fleets of low-cost robotic spacecraft,

Why would they risk Robots on these dangerous far away jobs Americans just will not do.
Hire some Mexicans/Hispanics to do them....
10 posted on 01/22/2013 10:25:48 PM PST by JSteff (It was ALL about SCOTUS... We are DOOMED for several generations. . Who cares? The Dems care!)
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If I recall correctly most asteroids are composed mostly of of iron and silica...don't think there is a shortage of either down here...however steel mills in space sounds cool.
12 posted on 01/22/2013 10:46:47 PM PST by montanajoe
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