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By Sarah Scoles for WIRED. Christopher Richins has had a somewhat obscure to-do item — “start a multinational space company
Congress Could Privatize Asteroids, Because There Isn't Anything Else To Do
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'Planetary Resources' Telescope Venture, Funded Via Kickstarter, To Put Personal Photos In Space
"Not only does the telescope have the technical capability to increase our understanding of space, but it can be placed in
Kickstarting the Future of Space Exploration
We want to make space accessible to people from all walks of life, all ages, across the globe, and let them get involved in the process from every stage.
Dangerous Asteroids Hunt To Get Help From Private Companies, NASA Says
What's really needed to make a dent in these numbers is a dedicated asteroid-hunting space telescope that would scan the
Asteroid-Mining Firm 'Deep Space Industries' To Tap Space Rock Minerals Starting In 2015
By Reuters, Reuters
Deep Space Industries is the second company to unveil plans to mine asteroids, rocky bodies of various sizes that orbit the
Richard Branson Plans To Start Mars Colony
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LauncherOne: Branson, Virgin Galactic Announce Low Cost Satellite Launch Vehicle (VIDEO)
Virgin Galactic also announced on Wednesday that 529 people have signed up for trips aboard SpaceShipTwo, which exceeds the
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Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos' Private Spaceflight Firm, Reveals Details Of Spacecraft
"There are really two reasons," Alexander said. "One is we like to talk about things we've done — not things we're planning
Space Merchants and Planetary Mining
Founder, EarthSpace; Co-founder, Innovations to Society
The exhaustibility of mineral resources on Earth and their almost infinite deposits on other planetary bodies in our solar system are fast leading to the development of a whole new industry spearheaded by exploratory-entrepreneurial visionaries.
Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos' Private Spaceflight Firm, Bets On Reusable Rockets
Blue Origin doesn't release schedules or timelines of its projected progress. But Meyerson said the Space Vehicle might be
Author * Activist * Educator
The announcement this week of an asteroid mining venture -- backed by Google executives, the Perot Group, and James Cameron, among others -- is precisely the sort of item that conjures both absurdity and horror in its full implications.
Craig K. Comstock
author, TV host, social commentator, former foundation director
As the current brouhaha about asteroid mining shows, visionaries may toil quietly until famous or rich people decide to enact an idea.
Planetary Resources: Google Execs And Director James Cameron Back Gold Rush To Mine Asteroids (VIDEO)
By Reuters, Reuters
Planetary Resources, which currently employs about 20 people, is overseen by former NASA Mars mission manager Chris Lewicki
Space Startup Plans To Mine Asteroids
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