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Where would science fiction be without space mining?

From Ellen Ripley in “Alien” and Dave Lister in “Red Dwarf,” to Sam Bell in “Moon” and “The Expanse’s” Naomi Nagata, the grittier end of interstellar drama would be bereft if it weren’t for overalled engineers and their mineral-processing operations.

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