The Asteroid Belt Explained: Space Rocks by the Millions (Infographic) Great online poster! In the coming years, commercial space ventures hope to send robot space probes to mine valuable material from the asteroids.
A submarine to explore the seas of Titan, hedgehog robotic explorers, asteroid wranglers, and even comet hitchhikers – all of these sound like they came out of the pages of a science fiction novel, right?
Inner Solar System diagram showing the Jupiter trojans (coloured green) in front of and behind Jupiter along its orbital path. Also shown is the asteroid belt (white) between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter and the Hilda family of asteroids (brown).