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Space Resources Roundtable XIV /
Planetary & Terrestrial Mining
Sciences Symposium



Proceedings of joint SRR XI / PTMS
The Space Resources Roundtable


 








The fourth joint meeting of the Space Resources Roundtable and the Planetary & Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium was held on May 5-8, 2013 in conjunction with the Canadian Institute of Mining (CIM) 2013 Convention in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Abstracts and Presentations made available from that conference may be viewed through the download links provided here.

Pictures of the Space Mining Exhibit Hall at CIM 2013 are available below.

Pictures of Technical Presentations are also available below.



Proceedings (Abstracts and Presentations)







Keynote Presentations



Jim Keravala
Mining Lunar Resources: The Shackleton Energy Program
Documents   zip file download  1.9 mb

Bob Richards
Moon Express: Pioneering the Lunar Frontier
Documents   zip file download  6.1 mb




Business Case for Space ISRU



Thomas C. Taylor
Helium-3 Mining Startup Transportation
Documents   zip file download  2.0 mb


David Gump
Asteroid Mining: Methods and Opportunities for Serving In-Space and Terrestrial Markets
Documents   zip file download  2.3 mb


Christine Hansen
Mining PGMs in Commercial Space Project Management
Documents   zip file download  1.7 mb


John Ratti
Building on Canadian Capabilities for Space Resource Missions
Documents   zip file download  1.1 mb




Mission Concepts



Dallas G. Bienhoff
Lunar Habitat: Minimum Functionality to Outpost Capable
Documents   zip file download  1.5 mb


John Hamilton
Analog Field Testing Opportunities in Hawaii: a Review of the 2012 Summer Test and Future Prospects
Documents   zip file download  15 mb


Bonnie Cooper
Natural Feedstocks for Fabrication of Spare Parts = Sustainability for Planetary Missions
Documents   zip file download  991 kb




Resource Prospecting



Warren Platts
Electrostatic Placer Deposits of Gold: a Potentially Lucrative Lunar Resource
Documents   zip file download  1.4 mb


Robert Mueller
NASA Lunabotics Mining Competition: 2012 Results & Taxonomy/2013 Rules
Documents   zip file download  3.7 mb


Rob Kelso
World Lunabotics Mining Competition - Using Analogue Test Sites on the Big Island of Hawaii for the World-Finals of Lunar Excavation Competitions: The Aloha Bowl
Documents   zip file download  3.1 mb


Markus Timusk
Development of a Measure While Drilling System
Documents   zip file download  1.2 mb




Mining/Drilling/Excavating



Peter Visscher
ARTEMIS Rovers
Documents   zip file download  9.2 mb


Kris Zacny
Extraterrestrial Drilling
Documents   zip file download  2.6 mb


Leslie Gertsch
Adaptation of Mining Methods for Low- and Micro-gravity Environments: Part 1
Documents   zip file download  2.8 mb


Michele Faragalli
Challenges Facing the Development of Lunar ISRU Rover Technologies
Documents   zip file download  3.4 mb


Randy Liebermann
Driving Down the Road from Hydraulic Fracturing to Off Earth Resource Mining: Some Challenges Ahead
Documents   zip file download  94 kb




Resource Processing



Tai Sik Lee
Sustainable Development through Big Engineering for In-Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU)
Documents   zip file download  18 kb


Laura Kelsey
Purifying Water Mined from Asteroids for In Situ Resource Utilization
Documents   zip file download  735 kb


Jim Richard
Evolution of Sample Tube Preparation Techniques for Planetary Drill Testing
Documents   zip file download  388 kb




Pictures of ISRU Equipment Exhibit




Concurrent with technical presentations, conference attendees had the opportunity to visit more than a dozen booths with space resources equipment and technology, which shared the exhibit floor with hundreds of traditional mining companies.

Photos of the Space Mining Exhibit Hall at CIM 2013 are shown below. To view a larger version of each picture, CLICK THE THUMBNAIL IMAGE.






Space Mining Exhibit Hall at CIM 2013

ISRU Exhibit 1

Space Mining Exhibit Hall at CIM 2013

ISRU Exhibit 2



Space Mining Exhibit Hall at CIM 2013

ISRU Exhibit 3



Space Mining Exhibit Hall at CIM 2013

ISRU Exhibit 4


Space Mining Exhibit Hall at CIM 2013


ISRU Exhibit 5


Space Mining Exhibit Hall at CIM 2013

ISRU Exhibit 6


Space Mining Exhibit Hall at CIM 2013
ISRU Exhibit 7


Space Mining Exhibit Hall at CIM 2013

ISRU Exhibit 8


Space Mining Exhibit Hall at CIM 2013
ISRU Exhibit 9


Space Mining Exhibit Hall at CIM 2013

ISRU Exhibit 10


Space Mining Exhibit Hall at CIM 2013

ISRU Exhibit 11


Space Mining Exhibit Hall at CIM 2013
ISRU Exhibit 12


Space Mining Exhibit Hall at CIM 2013ISRU Exhibit 13


Space Mining Exhibit Hall at CIM 2013

ISRU Exhibit 14


Space Mining Exhibit Hall at CIM 2013
ISRU Exhibit 15


Space Mining Exhibit Hall at CIM 2013

ISRU Exhibit 16


Space Mining Exhibit Hall at CIM 2013

ISRU Exhibit 17










Pictures of Technical Presentations




Seven technical sessions were conducted with 21 presentations in all aspects of space resources science and technology. In addition, Chris Lewicki from Planetary Resources participated in the Canadian Institute of Mining (CIM) opening plenary session on "Global Leadership: the Courage to Change."

Photos of the various sessions and presenters are shown below. To view a larger version of each picture, CLICK THE THUMBNAIL IMAGE.






Presentations at SRR-PTMSS 2013

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Presentations at SRR-PTMSS 2013

Presentations 2



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Presentations 4


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Presentations 5


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Presentations at SRR-PTMSS 2013
Presentations 7


Presentations at SRR-PTMSS 2013

Presentations 8


Presentations at SRR-PTMSS 2013
Presentations 9


Presentations at SRR-PTMSS 2013

Presentations 10


Presentations at SRR-PTMSS 2013

Presentations 11


Presentations at SRR-PTMSS 2013
Presentations 12


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Presentations at SRR-PTMSS 2013

Presentations 14


Presentations at SRR-PTMSS 2013
Presentations 15


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Presentations 16


Presentations at SRR-PTMSS 2013

Presentations 17








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