Research meets industry: A mine planning methodology for space


From start-ups to industry giants, every company that wants to stay competitive needs to be innovative. At the heart of innovation lies research. Partnerships between industry and research are a win-win: Companies get access to brilliant minds, while the scientists get to see their research have direct impact, plus setting them up for both a career in industry and academia.

In this article, we speak to mining expert Carlos Daniel Espejel and ispace Europe, who as part of an Industrial Fellowship between the lunar exploration company, the University of Luxembourg and the University of New South Wales, have joined forces to come up with a methodology for space mining.

A mine planning methodology for space
Carlos Espejel, an expert in mining, relocated from Australia to Luxembourg for his Industrial Fellowship with ispace Europe


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