Planetary Resources

The Only Thing Holding Back Asteroid Mining Is... Lawyers

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Tech

US legislators are considering a bill to make it legal for private companies to turn asteroids into 'filling stations' for futuristic space craft. ...

Astronomers Find 12 Asteroids Close Enough To Mine

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.10.2013 | UK Tech

Until now we've filed the idea of mining asteroids into the same 'nice idea, let's wait 100 years' box as Elon Musk's Hyperloop and the release of Hal...

This Telescope Will Let You Take A Selfie In Space

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK Tech

Not content with wanting to mine an asteroid, private company Planetary Resources is planning to build the world's first crowd-funded space telescope....

Asteroid Miners To Launch First Satellites In 2014

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK Tech

A private project to mine asteroids for vital resources will launch a series of miniature satellites in 2014 to scope out elements of the mission. ...

Asteroid Set To Graze Earth 'Worth $195 Billion' Say Space Mining Companies

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 14.04.2013 | UK Tech

An asteroid which is set to make an uncomfortably close pass by the Earth on Friday would be worth $195 billion if we could capture it and mine its re...

Humanity's Future in Space

Jack Millner | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK Tech
Jack Millner

Space tourism has set a precedent for extra-terrestrial industries, and could be the forerunner of a much more expansive and lucrative economy to emerge outside of Earth's atmosphere, one that could really take-off (excuse the pun) once the initial infrastructure is in place.

Deep Space Industries Enters Race To Mine Asteroids

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.03.2013 | UK Tech

Another company is set to enter the race to mine asteroids for precious resources. Deep Space Industries says it wants to build an entire fleet of ...