Mining of Gold, Coal, metals is alright but mining an asteroid? Sounds unfathomable, right.
Forget about doing it, not many people would have heard of it. But you may be amazed to discover that scientists are endeavoring to achieve this challenging deed. It may sound insane, but do you know, an asteroid can hold numerous materials that are precious on earth. And, there are countless asteroids, and asteroid mining seems to be a planet-friendly way to amass resources.
Here is an infographic illustrating how scientists are planning on doing this and what could be the expected expenses.