[LMB] OT: Practice for terraforming Beta Colony on Earthly deserts.

Joel Polowin jpolowin at hotmail.com
Wed Jun 16 23:02:25 BST 2021


From: Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com> wrote:
> If Elon Musk says,  "I'm going to colonize the Moon who's with me?" People
> will give him the money. So there is capital available for a luner colony
> especially if rare Earth minerals are up for grabs and if we develop
> helium-3 reactors the demand to mine the Moon would triple.

Unfortunately, the prospect of mining 3He from the moon is rather less
positive than a lot of space enthusiasts like to talk up.
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014cosp...40E1515K/abstract

Joel



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