A new private space company is expected to be unveiled Tuesday at the Museum of Flight in Seattle.
Virginia-based Deep Space Industries has announced bold plans to not only mine asteroids (which has been proposed by multiple companies), but to also turn the raw materials into complex metal parts by using 3D printers right there i...
A newly unveiled company with some high-profile backers has announced plans to mine near-Earth asteroids for resources such as precious metals and water.
Several well-known billionaires are forming the new company Planetary Resources with plans to send a robotic spacecraft to mine precious metals from an asteroid and bring them back to Earth.
Planetary Resources, Inc. will mine Near-Earth Asteroids (NEAs) for raw materials, ranging from water to precious metals, the company said in a statement.