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Submission + - Asteroid Resources Could Make Science Fiction Dreams -- and Nightmares -- a Real-> 1 1

MarkWhittington writes: "With two private companies, Planetary Resources and Deep Space Industries, proposing to set up asteroid mining, the prospect of accessing limitless wealth beyond the Earth has caused a bit of media speculation about what that could mean.

The question arises, could asteroid resources be used to create the greatest dreams — and perhaps the worst nightmares — of science fiction?"

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Asteroid Resources Could Make Science Fiction Dreams -- and Nightmares -- a Real

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