google lunar xprize competition enters milestone phase
the combined $30 million in prizes have created something of a commercial space race with over 30 teams initially vying to be the first to make this private moon shot. that of mining helium-3
exhibition explores the design challenges of space travel
exhibition explores the design challenges of space travel quot;beyond planet earthquot; on view at the american museum of natural history presents the next-generation of space-related gear and gadgets
helium production in the united states - wikipedia
helium production in the united states totaled 73 million cubic meters in 2014. the us was the world#39;s largest helium producer providing 40 percent of world supply. in addition the us federal government sold 30 million cubic meters from storage. other major helium producers were algeria and qatar.
we may not be running out of helium after all - newatlas.com
helium is the second most abundant element in the universe but it#39;s relatively rare on earth – so much so that some have called for a ban on party balloons to ward off a worldwide shortage.
national helium reserve - wikipedia
the national helium reserve also known as the federal helium reserve is a strategic reserve of the united states holding over 1 billion cubic meters (109 m3) of helium gas. the helium is stored at the cliffside storage facility about 12 miles (19 km) northwest of amarillo texas in a natural geologic gas storage formation the bush dome[1
is it time to start mining asteroids zdnet
is it time to start mining asteroids filmmaker james cameron is backing a space technologies firm that will quot;create a new industry and a new definition of natural resources.quot;
investing in helium - how to invest in helium element
helium is a noble gas.it is lighter than air and often used in airships and balloons because it is not flammable like hydrogen.even though it is the second most abundant element in the universe the concentration in the atmosphere is very low because most of it escapes into space.
can geothermal heat generate electricity - january 2007
the mit-led international study also suggests such mining of heat stored as thermal energy in the earth#39;s hard rock crust would have minimal environmental impact. can geothermal heat generate
helium prices spike 135% in us federal auction - mining.com
helium prices were bid up 135% from last year’s auction when the us bureau of land management held its 2019 auction. gasworld reports that the average price fetched at the auction which was