Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Deep Space Industries Announces Asteroid Resources Business Plan

NASA, Artist concept by Denise Watt.
Some of my friends in the space community announced a new asteroid mining venture, Deep Space Industries, Inc. The company plans to start launching small precursor prospecting missions in 2-3 years. As I posted last year at the announcement of another asteroid prospecting/mining enterprise, Planetary Resources, Inc., this industry will have deep societal implications.

Jeff Foust provides some major media links here.

Here is the video of today's announcement.

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