The following sources are recommended by a professor emeritus whose research specialty is space mining.
· "Mining Engineers' Handbook," Robert Peele, Wiley Handbook Series, 1959.
· "Development of a Mine Planning System for Union Minère Du Haut Katanga," William Sharp, RMI Rpt. 55, Gecamines, 1976.
· "Mining and Excavating Systems for a Lunar Environment," William R. Sharp, John Steele, Benton Clark, Edward Kennedy, ASCE, Space90, April 1990.
· "Mining and Excavating Systems: Considerations for a Lunar Base," William R. Sharp and James E. Friant, SME, February 1991.
· "The Riches of Space, Near-Earth Resources: Their Exploration and Use in Planetary Exploration through Year 2000," NASA, 1986. U.S. Government Printing Office, pp. 152-181.
· CSM Space Mining Website http://www.mines.edu/Research/space/mining.shtml
· Space Resources Roundtable http://www.isruinfo.com/
· My Wife and I Recently Found a Strange Looking Rock. How Can We Tell If It's a Meteorite? http://www.sciam.com/space/article/id/my-wife-and-i-recently-fo/catID/3
· "Space Resources," Mary Fae, David S. McKay, National Aeronautical and Space Administration, 1992, 4 volumes.
· "Space Resources Breaking the Bonds of Earth," John S. Lewis and Ruth A. Lewis, Columbia University Press, 1987.
· "Methods for Mining Lunar Soils," Richard Gertsch, Space Manufacture: Advances in the Astronautical Sciences, Volume 53, pp. 337-346, American Astronautical Society and Univelt, 1983.
· "Whole World Thinking," Barbara Bosch and William R. Sharp, EnviroScience--Journal of the Earth Resource Consortium, Summer 1993.
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