- "Mining colonies are the worst."
"Yeah, well, 'the worst' is where the money is."
- ―Lando Calrissian and Tobias Beckett
Individuals who mined asteroids was called an asteroid miner. The job was apparently painful, as miners often used pain dampers during the job. The Death Star was built from materials mined from the asteroids of Geonosis's rings. Station Theta Black was built into an asteroid that had been mined out completely for dedlanite.