Anyone have a really really big net?

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Posted February 13, 2013 by Johnny2x in Science
An artist's conception of the Feb. 15 flyby of asteroid 2012 DA14. (NASA.) Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/science/2013/02/13/earth-buzzing-asteroid-worth-195-billion/#ixzz2Kob9Pp6l

An artist’s conception of the Feb. 15 flyby of asteroid 2012 DA14. (NASA.)

The asteroid that is about to buzz Earth’s tower is worth some cash.

$195 billion, space miners say

It’s a lot of money.

Foxnews.com (YUCK) has the full story:

The space rock set to give Earth a historically close shave this Friday, Feb. 15, may be worth nearly $200 billion, prospective asteroid miners say.

The 150-foot-wide asteroid 2012 DA14 — which will zoom within 17,200 miles of Earth on Friday, marking the closest approach by such a large space rock that astronomers have ever known about in advance — may harbor $65 billion of recoverable water and $130 billion in metals, say officials with celestial mining firm Deep Space Industries.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/science/2013/02/13/earth-buzzing-asteroid-worth-195-billion/#ixzz2KoauoMhC

 

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