Technology Scientists in shock as NASA junks first-ever robotic mission to Moon Updated : April 28, 2018 03:59 PM IST NASA pulled the plug on Resource Prospector that aimed to be the first mining expedition on another world. According to NASA, harvesting consumables and fuel off of Earth is an important step in truly pioneering space. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.