Taiwan is building NASA’s Resource Prospector lander to mine the moon | Science! | Geek.com

Taiwan is building NASA’s Resource Prospector lander to mine the moon | Science! | Geek.com

NASA has been planning the first ever mining mission on the moon for several years, and now construction of the lander and rover that will carry it out is under way. NASA is working with Chung-shan Institute of Science and Technology in Taiwan to build the lunar lander for a planned launch in the early 2020s. The goal is to prove that important materials can be mined on the moon, thus extending humanity’s reach into deep space.

eBay is being flooded with Pokemon Go accounts for sale | Games | Geek.com

eBay is being flooded with Pokemon Go accounts for sale | Games | Geek.com

A huge number of people are playing Pokémon Go, but some are playing it a lot . In the two weeks that the game has been available, some players have managed to level their characters up rapidly and capture some very rare Pokémon. A few of them are now looking to monetize the time spent playing by selling their accounts, which are all over sites like eBay and Craigslist. How much could a Pokémon Go account be worth? Hundreds of dollars, it turns out.