Associate Professor Serkan Saydam, research director at the University of New South Wales’ (UNSW) School of Mining Engineering, has expressed that off-world commercial space mining will increase in importance in the future. A key organiser of the annual UNSW Off-World Mining Forum in Sydney, now into its third year, Saydam explained to Edith Cowan University students the commercial … Continue reading UNSW Professor says off-world mining may launch in the next decade
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