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[–] Rellik88 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Wouldn't it be the easiest to mine in space with no gravity?

[–] NassTee 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

They aren't actually planning on landing them. They want to put them in orbit around the Earth and mine them there.

[–] Cat-hax 1 points 2 points (+3|-1) ago 

So fill earth orbit with more space junk.

[–] Turn_Coat 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Modern mineral processing techniques were developed one earth. Doing so without gravity is incredibly difficult right now.

[–] Broc_Lia 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Yes. It's be much cheaper to mine them out in the asteroid belt and bring home the useful pieces.