Humans Versus Machine: Who Will Mine Space?

  • Tom James
  • Simon Roper


Humans versus machine? A question humankind has posed to itself since Charles Babbage invented the mechanical computer, ‘The Babbage Engine’. Since World Chess Champion Gary Kasporov played a computer named ‘Deep Blue’ in 1997 and famously lost. (Time Magazine, “Did Deep Blue Beat Kasparov Because of a System Glitch?”, 17 February 2015,

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tom James
    • 1
  • Simon Roper
    • 2
  1. 1.NR Capital & Deep Space TechnologiesSingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.Deep Space TechnologiesLondonUK

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