June 11,2011 – WGM’s Water Works Group presented ground-breaking off-world prospecting methods and models to the International Space Mining Community while addressing the Planetary & Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium (“PTMSS”) 2021 Virtually in a series of presentation. This gathering brings together all the major players in the space mining world including NASA, JPL, Kennedy Space Centre, ESA, CSA and many other private industry and academia. WGM President, Joe Hinzer highlighted how Canadian Mineral Regulation could be successfully adapted for a new Outer Space Treaty to regulate off-world mining. WGM VP, Jeff Plate presented on Theoretical Lunar Water and Volatile Depositional Models providing evidence of actual water and volatile targets for exploration on the lunar surface.
About the WGM Water Works – Lunar Exploration Planning Group (WWG)
WGM has assembled a ground breaking research and development group, the Water Works Group (“WWG”). This group is comprised of planetary geologists, geophysicists, geomatics experts and sedimentologists whom work to develop cutting edge Lunar water and volatile depositional models along with unique prospecting and exploration methods which allow for orbital and surface detection of water and volatile resources.
About PTMSS: The Planetary and Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium (PTMSS) seeks to promote a closer relationship between the space and mining sectors. The intent is to allow mining experts to network with space scientists and engineers, to share knowledge and foster collaboration.
Since 2009, PTMSS and the Space Resources Roundtable have jointly hosted the annual PTMSS/SRR, alternating between Canada and the US.
For full conference details, abstracts and presentations, visit the conference website at www.ptmss.ca