Essay Xuezhu Wu

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Xuezhu Wu
07/11/2014

We are now living on a planet that has limited resources. Have you ever thought about that one day all the reserve ran out, and us, human beings, will eventually become extinct. A few countries are already aware of those issues, and in order to reduce the consumption people built wind energy and solar power etc. to save limited energy. However, there is infinite resources outer space, we still do not know because none of us would take the risk. There are tons of asteroids on the moon surface that human can mine. “Asteroid resources have some unique characteristics that make them especially attractive. Unlike Earth, where heavier metals are close to the core, metals in asteroids are distributed throughout their body, making them easier to extract.”-----NASA netpage From an economic point of view, space development has huge advantages for human. As a result of the predatory exploitation, the Earth is now facing the crisis of energy and resource depletion, under the circumstance of rapidly increasing population, the human race need to survive and thus we must find a new way. Then the rich resources in space brings us hope . The unique environment of it contains inexhaustible energy and mineral tremendous, which would produce so much economic benefits. Especially the zero gravity environment, the ideal vacuum has infinite heating capability, as well as the sterile surroundings all opened up a great prospects for not only for industrial , commercial…