Robotic Asteroid Explorer (RAP) Staged from a Lagrange Point: Start of the In-Space Economy. Marc M. Cohen, Architect, The Orbital Mechanic, Honeybee Robotics, Planetary Resource Engineering. The Challenge: Asteroid Prospecting and Mining Requires: 1. Accessible, valuable minerals, and perhaps H2O 2. Prove Market Demand 3. Transformation al mission Design 4. Robotic extraction, and processing technologies 5. Innovative Spacecraft Design 6. Overcome "when" you go, determines "where" you go.  Image of orbits
Robotic Asteroid Prospector (RAP) Staged from L-1: Start of the Deep Space Economy
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