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Mining the Galaxy

A new way to save planet Earth


A More Sustainable Way

Traditional mining practices on Earth--finding, identifying, and excavating essential and scarce resources--have resulted in significant ecological damage, including deforestation, pollution, and habitat destruction. Moreover, the availability of certain resources is becoming scarce, leading to increased competition and geopolitical tensions. Ethical mining is also at the forefront of matters of concern regarding commodity metal demand.

The Growing Demand for Global Commodity Metals in Electric Vehicles

and Consumer Electronics

As the world shifts towards sustainable energy and advanced technological innovations, the demand for key metals such as copper, lithium, cobalt, and nickel has surged, primarily driven by the rapid growth of electric vehicles and consumer electronics.

Current and Projected Market Demand

  • Clean energy needs may lead to high prices for copper, nickel, cobalt, and lithium under a net-zero emissions scenario.

  • Demand for these metals is expected to soar due to the increasing popularity of electric vehicles and renewable energy storage systems.

  • Under a net-zero scenario, lithium and cobalt consumption is projected to jump more than sixfold to meet the needs for batteries and other clean energy uses.


As the global population continues to grow and our demand for resources escalates, it has become increasingly clear that our current methods of resource discovery and extraction are not sustainable. 

By expanding our resource acquisition beyond Earth, we can alleviate the strain on our planet and ensure a sustainable future for all.

Lunasonde's Solution: A Two Pronged Approach


Lunasonde's revolutionary approach to sustainable planetary resource exploration includes identifying subsurface essential minerals from the sky, thereby minimizing environmentally damaging search techniques here on Earth.


By venturing beyond the confines of our planet and discovering the vast resources of the universe, Lunasonde offers a solution to both the scarcity of resources, unethical mining practices, and the environmental impact of traditional mining practices.

Chart showing the demand for critical metals
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