Asteroids could be a lucrative source of water and minerals including platinum ©NASA/JPL-Caltech
Asteroids could be a lucrative source of water and minerals including platinum ©NASA/JPL-Caltech

Space mining - the next frontier

25 April 2017

The Middle East’s petrochemical giants are eyeing a new frontier whose resources dwarf those currently available on Earth – space.

Tom James, a partner at energy consultant Navitas Resources in Singapore, spoke at the University of Singapore’s Middle East Institute about the region’s burgeoning space initiatives.

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