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?Help NASA Target Dangerous Asteroids with New App

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Now you too can be Bruce Willis in Armageddon (Harry Stamper…the character's name name was Harry Stamper…) without the worry of dying alone in space. NASA, in cooperation with Planetary Resources, has created a new app allowing the nearsighted or maybe even the asthmatic to protect the Earth from threatening asteroids. Show More Summary

Announcing: PlanetaryTV!

Planetary Society Media Producer Merc Boyan presents our new video resource.

Discover asteroids for NASA with this free app

NASA and Planetary Resources are making it easier for amateur astronomers to find new asteroids with a desktop app called Asteroid Data Hunter.

You Can Manufacture What You Desire

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Peter Diamandis recently spoke with The WorldPost about his new book, “Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World.” He is also founder of the XPRIZE Foundation and co-founder of Singularity University, Planetary Resources...Show More Summary

Peter Diamandis: The first trillionaire is going to be made in space

Peter Diamandis is a space-obsessed entrepreneur who has founded companies, like Space Adventures and Planetary Resources, that are in the process of opening the space frontier. Diamandis, who just authored a new book called "Bold," explains how outer space will create the first trillionaire and why it's so important for humans to explore space. Show More Summary

5 ‘Bold’ ground rules for collaborating with geniuses without killing them along the way

P eter Diamandis and Steven Kotler are used to being in charge. Diamandis is the CEO of the XPRIZE and co-chairman of Planetary Resources, and Kotler is the cofounder and director of research for the Flow Genome Project as well as being...Show More Summary

Could mining helium-3 from the Moon solve Earth’s energy problems?

First Russia was interested in mining energy from the moon. Now China is actively taking steps toward developing the ability to mine helium-3 from the lunar surface. And while NASA and start-ups like Planetary Resources (a venture of James Cameron and

If All The Apocalypses Happened At Once

Then you'd get Human Resources, an absolutely excellent-looking strategy game from the makers of the very good Planetary Annihilation. Oh, and the kicker? Humans are literally a resource. As in, you harvest them. Read more...

Human Resources: The RTS About Ending the World

The Monday Night Combat/Planetary Annihilation dev's new apocalyptic strategy game is all about destruction.

Planetary Annihilation creator unveils robot apocalypse RTS Human Resources

Monday Night Combat creator Uber Entertainment revealed its next project, Human Resources, today. The game is the follow-up to its previous Kickstarter success story Planetary Annihilation, with another uniquely-themed crowdfunded RTS. Taking place...

Mining the Asteroids: The Next Boom

This profile of “asteroid miners” Planetary Resources is worth a read, if only because this seems so out-of-this-world: The team is currently busy at work at Planetary Resources’ new facilities, building prospecting spacecraft. Developing and producing its own technology in-house is both economic and savvy for a moderately small company with big aims, says Lewicki. […]

Planetary Resources wants your help spotting asteroids

Eager to help Planetary Resources look for asteroids and bring humanity that much closer to space mining? Well, it's time to get cracking. The company has launched Asteroid Zoo, a site that relies on crowdsourcing (i.e. you) to both find rocks in the...

NASA Wants YOU, to Help Hunt Asteroids

Citizen scientists take note: You can help save the planet from threatening space rocks, and win some prize money to boot. NASA and asteroid-mining company Planetary Resources have teamed up to launch a contest series called "Asteroid...Show More Summary

Asteroid mining company negotiating with NASA to restore and operate historic airport

last yearTechnology : Gigaom

Planetary Resources, which has close ties to Google, will likely be charged with restoring Hangar One and operating the affiliated airfield.

"Space-Age Google" Joins with NASA to Crowdsource Asteroid Detection

There are approximately 620,000 asteroids that are tracked in our Solar System. This number represents less than one percent of the estimated objects that orbit the Sun. Now, a new space-age venture, Planetary Resources, the asteroid mining company funded by...

Planetary Resources partners with NASA to crowdsource asteroid detection

We are continually being surprised by new discoveries of near-Earth asteroids and comets, often noticing them only after they have completed a close approach. Only one asteroid has ever been found and projected to impact prior to its actually doing so. Show More Summary

Planetary Resources and NASA team up to crowdsource the search for asteroids

Planetary Resources really wants to mine asteroids for valuable materials, but first it has to find them. So the company is partnering with NASA on a crowdsourcing project that would put the American public to work identifying and tracking near-Earth-objects (NEOs). Show More Summary

Buddhists respond to climate change: Meet the One Earth Sangha

An online resource has emerged to help shape Buddhist thought and activism with regard to the  realities of climate change and other planetary challenges. One Earth Sangha, jointly created by the UK’s Gaia House and Green Sangha in San Francisco, strives “to support awakening and responding to climate change and other threats to our shared [...]

Don't miss LeVar Burton, Ben Heck, Adafruit and Planetary Resources at Expand NY!

We're getting more and more excited watching the Expand NY agenda come together. We've already announced our first set of speakers (by which we mean people on stage, not those kind of speakers) including legendary game designer Peter...Show More Summary

Researchers find 12 easily captured near-Earth asteroids

Both NASA and Planetary Resources dream of capturing asteroids, but they need viable targets -- many space rocks aren't easily moved. The University of Strathclyde just gave those organizations some help by identifying 12 near-Earth asteroids that are relatively easy to catch. Show More Summary

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