Product/Service - Asteroid Mining Spacecraft
- Space Resources
- Resources - Asteroid Mining
Transport Service (Re-Entry)
- First launch
The Asteroid Mining Spacecraft
The Asteroid Mining Spacecraft is a 20 metric tons to Low Earth Orbit (LEO) vehicle that will be used for reconnaissance missions to identify potential mining targets and for actual asteroid mining operations.
- The spacecraft is made of three main sections: the Recoverable Capsule, the Service Module for the capsule that is housing the propulsion system and the interplanetary carrier that is housing the spacecraft's main propulsion system as well as the propellant tank and the solar panels that are providing the power for the main plasma electric-arc engine.
- There are 384 m2 of solar panels generating 60 kW, distributed on eight surfaces that are articulated on an axis with the ship’s body. The electricity is used to power the Spacecraft’s arc-electric propulsion technology.
- The main propellant tank will house 17,000 litres of water used as propellant that will allow the main engine to run for 51 days 19 hours.
- The vehicle has a return to Earth capability of up to 2,500 kg of precious metals, water, or other elements from the asteroids.
The first orbital flight of the operational AMi Cargo, launched by the second EcoRocket Heavy, will be performed.
- The first in orbit start of AMi's plasma main engine powered by the fully deployed solar panels.
- During this flight we should also witness the first atmospheric reentry and recovery from the sea of the AMi Cargo capsule.
- AMi Deep Space Communication Network will become operational and it will provide the data link to the AMi Cargo while in orbit.
The first asteroid mining mission with the target the returning of 1,000 kg of platinum, worth of $34,000,000, although the capsule is able to return up to 2,500 kg of various ore.
- This is the year that should seal the first commercial deal of selling space resources on the Earth market.
- AMi will become the first commercial company to sell space resources.
- The first use of the AMi crypto to buy space mining resources with 20% of the cost covered with the token. The AMi Token holders will have the right of first refusal, and therefore priority to purchase the ore with a discount.
First Mission Objective: 2027, platinum worth $34 million.
The AMi Exploration Program’s first asteroid mining mission will aim to return 1,000 kg of platinum. At current prices of around $34,000 per kilogram, that payload would convert into $34,000,000. However, the Recovery Capsule return capacity is up to 2,500 kg, which would be worth $85,000,000. It is our plan to increase the quantity of returned valuable ore with each flight.
Objective: precious metals worth $1 billion from asteroid-mining until 2031.
AMi Exploration is a ten-year asteroid mining program that aims to unlock the largest source of wealth in history, through profitable asteroid mining. We aim to return to Earth precious metals worth $1 billion from asteroid mining activities until 2031.