The Trump & NASA’s Collaboration
The Trump Administration has shown an upgraded interest in extracting resources from The Moon. President Donald Trump have proposed 2018 Federal Budget, leaving most of NASA’s funding intact, approving $19.1 billion.
According to documents, The Trump Team is a way more interested in knowing how NASA is helping with the fund and fuel of private industries and how they contribute to money-making enterprises. They have collaborated with NASA asking about their plan to SURVEY MOON in order to locate all the raw material needed as we are low on raw materials with an increase in population. The objective is to determine how they can be extracted in an advantageous way for mining purpose.
NASA assured that the administration that they are boon to public-private partnership in all ways with their appropriate searches. Recently they stated that they are in collaboration with industry to develop innovative Cislunar (a region that is equidistant from earth and moon as well) habitation concepts that uplifts existing commercialisation plans.
The Theoretical Treasure
The collaboration if went successful, Earth will tend to have re-birth opportunity and that would definitely be boon for the upcoming generation.
This collaboration will have different positive aspects if went successful regarding the mining purpose, Earth will have the rarest and most valuable resources. Even the small resource objectified from the mining arena would leave the operation rich and healthy, may it be Platinum-metals. These can be extracted well from Moon or other Asteroids, only if NASA tends to have the chance to survey the Moon’s “Polar Volatile”. It can be made possible regarding the other fact if NASA tends to extract the information of regions that includes, Minable Water, Hydrogen and Methane, substances that can supply long term human missions in future.
They Key Focus
This particular collaboration of mining and extraction purpose is gaining a huge interest from the private sectors over the increasing time period, with companies such as Planetry Resources and NexGen Space. NASA has created a leading focus on a future adding Low Earth Orbit.
Concluding all, will this collaboration grow in a way leading a new existence and remarkable discoveries? This will be a success once the Budget gets out officially and the research gets a chance to take off.