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  • An artist's depiction of a lunar base, sometimes called a moon village. A moon village would provide a great initial market for lunar miners. Credit: Wikicommons

    Op-ed | What is the best way to mine the moon?

    Earth’s nearest neighbor has a lot of resources, including platinum group metals, an isotope called helium 3 that could be used to fuel future fusion power plants, and water that could sustain lunar colonists and be refined into rocket fuel. What is the best approach to encourage a lunar mining industry?