Neil Blevins is a professional artist who specializes in alien environments, futuristic robots, and scifi vehicles. He also teaches and writes digital art tools.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
An asteroid mining robot, the dig is designed to land on an asteroid in swarms and scrape the surface with its strong paws. Since many asteroids are basically large piles of rubble, and opposed to solid rock, removing material from the surface is actually quite easy. The disturbed surface material will then be caught in large nets for transport to a refinement facility.