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Enabling Technologies for Mining on Earth and in Space




4 Weeks


About the Course

Course Description:

“Enabling Technologies for Mining on Earth and in Space” is an advanced digital course designed to explore the cutting-edge technologies that facilitate mining operations both on our planet and in the vast expanse of space. This course offers a comprehensive overview of the innovations and methodologies that make resource extraction possible in challenging environments, from deep within Earth's crust to the lunar surface and beyond. Participants will gain an in-depth understanding of the key technologies driving the mining industry.

Course Learning Objectives:

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Comprehend the fundamental principles and challenges of mining on Earth and in space.

  2. Identify advanced technologies for subsurface exploration, excavation, and resource extraction.

  3. Understand the role of robotics and automation in modern mining operations.

  4. Analyze the significance of remote sensing and data analytics in resource discovery.

  5. Explore case studies of mining in extreme environments on Earth and in celestial bodies.

  6. Evaluate the environmental and ethical implications of mining practices.

  7. Recognize career opportunities in the mining and space mining industries.

The course will include a “Vocabulary Link” to our space-related glossary.

All participants who complete this course will be eligible for an accredited Certificate of Completion issued by Moon Trades and our partner organization: Global STEM Initiative (GSI). All final assessments and certification eligibility meet CPD accreditation standards and can be used internationally to further your academic knowledge in the realm of space sciences.

Your Instructor

All Moon Trades courses are accredited by the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certification, and continuously updated to provide the most recent and accurate industry information as discoveries are made within the realm of this exciting field.

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