Planetary Resources, the new company for mining asteroids, has outlined its plans to pinch materials from space.
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.
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.
In an effort to avoid a potential apocalypse, the space agency is holding a contest to get people to help it discover deadly asteroids.
From Ellison to Musk to Bezos, technology's richest can't seem to stay away from wacky desires to live forever, colonize other planets, and recreate the plot line of "Deep Impact," minus the apocalypse.
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.
NASA is sending a 3D printer into space to manufacture parts in zero G.
New startup Deep Space Industries has big plans for those big floating space rocks in the next 10 years. Crave's Eric Mack searches for a new superlative to describe the effort.
Deep Space Industries has said that it will have prospecting ships mining asteroids near Earth in the very near future.