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Planetary Resources Co-Founder Aims To Create Space ‘Gold Rush’

Earlier this year, entrepreneur and X-Prize impresario Peter Diamandis hinted he was about to unveil something amazing: a startup that will mine asteroids for precious metals. “Since my childhood I’ve wanted to do one thing, be an asteroid miner,” Diamandis told Forbes earlier this year. “So stay tuned on that one.” It looks like Diamandis [...]
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Your Local Sewage Is Filled With Millions Of Dollars Worth Of Gold And Silver

Business & Finance : Fast Company (9 hours ago)

Your future smartphone may be made out of poop metal. More than 150 years after gold miners first filled the Wild West, people are still looking for precious metals in essentially the same way. Later this year, a mining company plan... Read Post

Meanwhile, In Space: Asteroid Mining Startup Planetary Resources Inks Deal With Virgin Galactic

Technology : TechCrunch (3 years ago)

When you're a tech startup attempting to do something as ambitious as mine asteroids in outer space, it's good to make some well-placed friends. So it makes sense that asteroid mining startup Planetary Resources has inked an agreeme... Read Post

This Asteroid Mining Startup Wants To Let People Take Pictures Of Themselves From Space

Technology / Technology Industry News : Silicon Alley Insider (2 years ago)

Planetary Resources, a startup that wants to mine asteroids for precious metals, is giving Earthlings a chance to to take "selfies," or photos of themselves, from outer space. Here's how it works: Planetary Resources is developing a... Read Post


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