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  Re: Mining operations in a new future world  
From: Hj  Malthaner
Date: 10 May 2019 02:09:10
On 5/9/19 11:25 PM, Bald Eagle wrote:

> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6FX-Y6fIXw
> There are lots of discussions of mining operations in Sci Fi - both on Earth and
> in space from "Victor Appleton II's" _Tom Swift's and his Atomic Earth Blaster_,
> and Arthur C. Clarke's _2061: Odyssey Three_,  to Frederick Pohl's _Mining the
> Oort_.
> We have every level of technology, and still have people who dig with shovels.
> Other people use 3D printers to make trinkets.  So I don't see a "conflict".
> Envision your story and make it your own.  :)

I hope. Today I finished a first version. Still needs some work, there 
should be something going between the mining ship and the excavator. But 
it's late, local time, and I need some sleep. More work coming soon.

I also need a better heightfield generator some day but for this scene 
the image that I have must do.

Some of my PovRay works:

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