Classes on Mining in Space

At the Colorado School of Mines’ Center for Space Resources, a new class called Space Resources Fundamentals is underway, the first-ever academic program specializing in space mining. Christopher Dreyer teaches the course, which is presently in a test run, though potentially slated again for summer 2018. The class covers things like the Outer Space Treaty, which was developed by the United Nations to govern outer-space action but also how dust moves in space and more. With so much interest in longterm space living, it’s never been more important. Read more at Wired.