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Planetary Resources' plan to mine asteroids

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.

25 April 2012

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Planetary Resources to mine asteroids with robots

Planetary Resources, the new company for mining asteroids, has outlined its plans to pinch materials from space.

By 25 April 2012

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Planetary Resources seeks to mine asteroids' riches

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.

By 25 April 2012

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NASA asks citizen scientists to become ‘asteroid hunters’

In an effort to avoid a potential apocalypse, the space agency is holding a contest to get people to help it discover deadly asteroids.

By 11 March 2014

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Billion-dollar babies: Far-out pet projects of the tech elite

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.

By 26 October 2013

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World's first public space telescope gets Kickstarter goal

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.

By 2 July 2013

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Use-it-yourself orbiting space telescope in the works

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.

By 30 May 2013

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3D printing and space, together at last

NASA is sending a 3D printer into space to manufacture parts in zero G.

By 3 June 2013

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Stunning mosaic delves deep into spiral galaxy (picture)

Hubble Legacy Archive data from various Hubble instruments and ground-based astrophotography are mashed up in a stunning view.

By 20 February 2013

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'FireFly' ships could be asteroid mining by 2015

Deep Space Industries has said that it will have prospecting ships mining asteroids near Earth in the very near future.

By 23 January 2013