Planetary Resources co-founders Peter Diamandis and Eric Anderson discuss the space startup's goal to mine nearby asteroids for water, platinum, and other natural minerals for use on Earth.
Planetary Resources, the new company for mining asteroids, has outlined its plans to pinch materials from space.
A space startup says nearby asteroids can be mined for water, platinum, and other natural resources to enable space exploration and bring those valuable materials to Earth.
Marking the most successful Kickstarter campaign for a space project, Planetary Resources now has $1.5 million to launch its Arkyd telescope and bring asteroid, galaxy, and planet exploration to the public.
Asteroid mining company Planetary Resources has launched a $1 million Kickstarter campaign to raise money to put a publicly-accessible telescope into space, and fund educational research.
Planetary Resources seeks to mine asteroids to further space exploration and to bring resources back to Earth. Experts say the idea is no longer science fiction.
Mysterious company backed by film director James Cameron and Google's Larry Page and Eric Schmidt promises to "create a new industry" that will overlay space exploration and natural resources.
In an effort to avoid a potential apocalypse, the space agency is holding a contest to get people to help it discover deadly asteroids.
Deep Space Industries has said that it will have prospecting ships mining asteroids near Earth in the very near future.
Mars rover Curiosity has landed successfully and sent back its first images of the Martian surface.