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GeekWire – Meet the Seattle 10: These innovative startups are looking to change the world
Seattle is ripe with innovation. From aerospace to biotechnology to software to retail, startup companies in this moss-covered part of the globe are breaking traditional boundaries, creating groundbreaking... Read more »
Fox Business – Asteroids: Chock full of resources
Planetary Resources chairman Eric Anderson on mining asteroids... Read more »
Seattle Business Magazine – Future Rock Stars
It's been called the final frontier, but space has always lacked the feature that enticed people to frontiers of the past: the promise of getting rich. Everything about space is expensive, conventional... Read more »
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King 5- Serious aerospace internships recruiting high school interns
Planetary Resources is a company that wants to mine asteroids in space. It's a start-up working out of a small office park in the same city that was once home to a tiny Microsoft. Commercial... Read more »
Business Insider – 10 Awesome Startups That Are Looking To Profit From A...
What would you do if you were a billionaire and wanted to go to space? The obvious answer: use that money to start a company to help you do just that. In recent years, some of the most... Read more »
KUOW- What Happens In Outer Space, Might Not Stay In Outer Space
Last week the President’s plan to fund a mission to land on an asteroid was thwarted when the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology authorized a bill that will specifically... Read more »
Stuff.co.nz- Space Selfies: Where no pxt has gone before
For some people, Instagram just doesn't cut it. The photo-sharing social network is notorious for "selfies" - photos taken of oneself, usually with a mobile phone at arm's length, often... Read more »
Silicon Valley Business Journal- Planetary Resources’ chief asteroid miner...
Before he was strategizing ways to mine precious resources from asteroids, Chris Lewicki was serving as a NASA flight director in the space agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.... Read more »
Seattle Times- ‘Space Selfies’: where no cellphone photo has gone before
For some people, Instagram just doesn’t cut it. The photo-sharing social network is notorious for “selfies” — photos taken of oneself, usually with a cellphone at arm’s length,... Read more »
America Space- New Era in Space Exploration? Planetary Resources Crowdfunded...
After a month-long campaign, Planetary Resources, Inc., a company with its eye on mining asteroids, reached its goal on Sunday, June 30 of raising $1.5 million through crowdfunding. The... Read more »
Florida Today- Schools to zoom in on space, courtesy of Florida Tech
Local schools have won the chance to study the universe with a space telescope, thanks to Florida Tech's participation in a popular crowdfunding campaign. The Melbourne university pledged... Read more »
Florida Tech- Florida Tech Students and Faculty Win Time on Asteroid-Hunting...
Students and faculty in Florida Institute of Technology’s Department of Physics and Space Sciences are the Research Grand Prize Winners of the ARKYD Space Telescope education and research... Read more »
Aero News- Planetary Resources Surpasses Kickstarter Goal
Asteroid mining company Planetary Resource successfully completed its crowdfunding campaign Saturday to launch ARKYD – the world's first public space telescope. Over the course of the... Read more »
Tech News Daily- Planetary Resources Unveils Asteroid-Hunting Arkyd Telescope
Chris Lewicki, President and Chief Asteroid Miner for Planetary Resources, describes the company’s Arkyd-100 space telescope and technology demonstrator for its asteroid-hunting Arkyd... Read more »
The Register- Space miners reach funding goal for telescope
The world could soon have its first crowd-funded space telescope, with Planetary Resources announcing the success of its Kickstarter campaign to raise $US1.5 million for its Arkyd 100 satellite. It... Read more »
RedOrbit- Kickstarter Public Telescope Exceeds $1M Goal, Prepares For 2015...
Kickstarter has funded a variety of projects, from smartwatches to feature films, and now the company can add space exploration to its list of top-funded projects. Through the popular crowd-funding... Read more »
Design & Trend- Planetary Resource Successfully Make $1.5 million on...
Asteroid mining company, Planetary Resource, has officially finished their Kickstarter campaign to raise money for an ARKYD 100 space telescope that the public will be able to use to see... Read more »
Puget Sound Business Journal- Planetary Resources raises $1.5M for public...
Planetary Resources beat its crowdfunding goal for a “public space telescope” Monday, raising a bit more than $1.5 million from 17,600 donors. The campaign, which took 33 days, is to... Read more »
Space Safety Magazine- ARKYD-100 Crowdfunding Campaign Eventually Reaches $1.5...
Planetary Resources has concluded its crowdfunding campaign for the ARKYD-100 space telescope, reaching over $1.5 million on June 30. The main goal, set at $1 million, was surpassed on June... Read more »