March 27, 2015

Chris Voorhees, VP of Spacecraft Development here at Planetary Resources, recounts his experience working on the mobility systems of the Mars Rover Opportunity, and congratulates the Rover on completing a marathon on Mars! The Rover’s original mission called for it to venture only one kilometer. But it has far surpassed the team’s estimates of its mission longevity…

March 15, 2015

New Desktop Application Has Potential to Increase Asteroid Detection, Now Available to Public Redmond, WA – March 15, 2015 – A software application based on an algorithm created by a NASA challenge has the potential to increase the number of new asteroid discoveries by amateur astronomers. Analysis of images taken of our Solar System’s main…

February 13, 2015

Developing the most advanced and cost efficient observation technologies is absolutely essential to the success of our mission to prospect for asteroid resources in the Solar System. That is why at Planetary Resources’ asteroid prospecting spacecraft factory in Redmond, WA. – we are innovating on these technologies today.   Our series of Arkyd spacecraft will venture out to…

December 22, 2014

A lot has happened in 2014 as we have progressed towards our mission to mine asteroids in our Solar System. Our team has grown, we have progressed in our technology and spacecraft development, and worked with YOU on some amazing Citizen Science endeavors. Here is a quick snapshot of all the incredible 2014 accomplishments from…

November 26, 2014

Planetary Resources has a new website! Take a tour and learn more than ever before about our mission, asteroids, our technology and people.

October 29, 2014

As yesterday’s launch failure and the history of spaceflight remind us, space exploration is not without risk. Of course our team was disappointed as we watched the Orbital Sciences’ Antares rocket fail shortly after liftoff.  All of us appreciate the physical grit and emotional toll that went into the fabrication not only of the vehicle…

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