Carriers such as the one developed by Bryan Torkelsonn are more sought after as new technology allows for new mining operations. The carrier was designed using a Greeble chassis (link) and can release a Stellar Systems’ Shiva from its bay.
The new mining and processing equipment created by Stellar Systems has space docks everywhere busy with orders for a new class of vessel that is large enough to ferry mining operations but small enough to fit between asteroid fields.
“We’re seeing everything from everywhere,” said a SOCL team member. “it’s all getting fused together to get those precious minerals.”