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NIAC has awarded their first two grant winners for phase III: optical mining and 3D modeling craters, and researchers are further honing in on how to identify faraway habitable planets.

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Sources:

https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-invests-in-tech-concepts-aimed-at-exploring-lunar-craters-mining-asteroids
https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/spacetech/niac/2019_Phase_I_Phase_II/robotic_technologies-enabling-the-exploration-of-lunar-pits/
https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/spacetech/niac/2019_Phase_I_Phase_II/Mini_Bee_Prototype
https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/spacetech/niac/2017_Phase_I_Phase_II/Sustainable_Human_Exploration/

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-06/uoc--nsd060719.php
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/ab1d52

Images:

https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/10792
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/open-pit-mine-02-gm505297676-83612009
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/12886
https://www.videoblocks.com/video/flying-trough-asteroid-field-towards-the-alien-sun-xc3sinz
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