Astrobotic Plans Moon Mining in 2014

The _Pittsburgh Tribune-Review_ has an update on Astrobotics lunar mining plans, including interviews with Red Whittaker and David Gump:

> Astrobotic’s planned 2014 mission consists of a robot that would use a circular bucket wheel and a large bin to collect lunar soil for the inaugural attempt to mine the moon at its south pole, said Chris Skonieczny, Astrobotic’s principal researcher and a CMU doctoral candidate in robotics.

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