new space, space travel
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from new space, space travel posted in technology by prof_improbable
Formerly known as Arkyd Astronautics, Planetary Resources is an asteroid mining company headed by Space Adventures CEO Eric Anderson and X PRIZE founder and chairman Dr. Peter Diamandis.
Planetary Resources has a roster of advisors and investors that any tech company would envy: filmmaker James Cameron, Google inventor Larry Page and CEO Eric Schmidt, and billionaire heir Ross Perot, Jr.
The mission statement of Planetary Resources?- "Harnessing valuable minerals from a practically infinite source will provide stability on Earth, increase humanity’s prosperity, and help establish and maintain human presence in space."