posted on Apr, 29 2012 @ 02:14 AM
It would cost any organization trillions of dollars just to get to the asteroid belt and to mine it, and get back. At that point, I say more
power to them, they'll need to mine for decades before they start to see any return on investment. There's more mass in the asteroid belt than there
is here on the earth, so it's not like we're squabbling over a limited resource. (The moon is another story, and just from a purely romantic notion
I'd prefer not to see it mined at all, except only as necessary in building a colony.