Nasa is looking for private companies to help mine the moon

The agency announced it is buying lunar soil from a commercial provider as part of a technology development program

Nasa has announced it is looking for private companies to go to the moon and collect dust and rocks from the surface and bring them back to Earth.

The American space agency would then buy the moon samples in amounts between 50 to 500 grams for between $15,000 to $25,000.

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