[ExI] Asteroidal mining was Nukes was less expensive > energy

Dennis May dennislmay at yahoo.com
Sun Sep 25 23:37:50 UTC 2011

Jeff Davis wrote:

< ...For those embarking on
< the trip, transitioning to a life in interstellar space is the goal,
< rather than the destination.  If the resources for such a life-style
< are abundant in the asteroid belt, Oort cloud, and Kuiper belt, then
< gravity-well-independent life should take off, both within the local
< system and in the vast shrinking interval beyond.
My view exactly - traveling to the stars is no goal.  The valuable
resources are the cold low-g ice bodies and resources which
populate the space between the stars.

Dennis May
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