The usual method of mining will be out of favor. Thanks to the development of spacecraft and the application of new technologies, mineral-rich meteorites will be delivered from the asteroid and Kuiper belts. Alongside extracting minerals from lumps of rock and capturing stones directly at the station, this mode of transportation will become more popular, since extraction inside meteorites will be infeasible due to their small dimensions, while the capture of materials by space mining stations will be hindered, conversely, by their large dimensions. After mandatory scanning for degree of saturation and resource cost, transportation will be organized to the nearest as-yet uninhabited objects of the solar system, where only quake-resistant plants will be located. Meteorites will be dropped, for example, on Mars or the Moon. Due to the lack of atmosphere, they will not burn up, but land in specially prepared zones. The surface impact will break up the rock, simplifying the extraction of metals and minerals from small blocks. Small comets saturated with ice will also be captured.