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In The Expanse, belters are known for mining asteroids - so I wondered how they approach mining asteroids, since asteroids are known for having a a relatively short rotational period.

With their huge mass and spin one would need to either stop that spin somehow, or to have a big enough spaceship which wouldnt be affected by the asteroids spin when grabbing it.

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    Given that in the Expanse they can cross the solar system in hours, I don't see how this is a problem. Obviously they have powerful enough thrusters to get the job done – Rebel-Scum Aug 18 '18 at 12:44
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    ...or a small enough ship that you can just match the asteroid's spin. – Z. Cochrane Aug 18 '18 at 13:21

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