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Huffington Post – Planetary Resources Kickstarter Wants Your Help Finding Alien Planets
Ever wanted to visit an alien planet? The technology to “boldly go where no man has gone before” may not be here yet, but one cutting edge company wants to offer average citizens what it hopes is a... Read more »
Visual News – ARKYD: THE FIRST PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE SPACE TELESCOPE!
If you’re like those of us at Visual News, you find yourself looking at the sky most nights (or you might even have glow-in-the-dark stars on your ceiling)… so when it comes to this amazing Kickstarter... Read more »
Sen – Will crowdfunded space telescope replace Kepler?
Space mining company Planetary Resources are raising their sights from mere asteroids to alien planets. They are now looking to adapt a telescope planned for Earth orbit so that it can spot exoplanets... Read more »
Universe Today – Bringing Space to the Masses: Q&A with Planetary Resources’ Chris Lewicki
Chris Lewicki is the President and Chief Engineer for one of the most pioneering and audacious companies in the world today. Planetary Resources was founded in 2008 by two leading space advocates, Peter... Read more »
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Singularity – Chris Lewicki on Singularity 1 on 1: Stop Reading About It...
Chris Lewicki is the president and Chief Asteroid Miner at Planetary Resources - the first company that plans to locate and mine asteroids for water and precious metals. The company is backed... Read more »
PC Mag – Planetary Resource Kickstarts Search for Alien Planets
Asteroid mining venture Planetary Resources this week added another wrinkle to its Kickstarter for a crowd-funded, high-powered space telescope that will hunt for near-Earth objects (NEOs).... Read more »
RedOrbit – Planetary Resources Upgrading ARKYD Telescope To Exoplanet...
Planetary Resources, a company best known for its plans to mine asteroids, is launching an expanded crowdfunding campaign through Kickstarter. The company recently announced its plans... Read more »
Crowdfund Insider – ARKYD Telescope Announces Stretch Goals, Hopes to...
With 19 Days left on the counter, ARKYD – the Space Telescope for Everyone , is still shy of their initial $1 Million goal standing at over $850,000 raised by over 9500 supporters. As... Read more »
Space – Asteroid Miners’ Crowdfunded Space Telescope May Hunt...
The world's first crowdfunded space telescope may add planet hunting to its skill set. Late last month, asteroid-mining firm Planetary Resources promised to make one of its Arkyd telescopes... Read more »
Geek Wire – With $2M in Kickstarter funds, asteroid-mining company’s...
It ain’t Kepler, but an upgrade to Planetary Resources’ crowdfunded public telescope could hunt for alien planets. The Bellevue-based asteroid-mining company announced new Kickstarter... Read more »
Daily Mail – Alien-hunting $1 billion telescope could be ready in just 5...
Astronomers believe that the best way of finding extraterrestrial life could be to look for the heat that other civilizations produce using a mega telescope. And such a device has already... Read more »
The Space Review – Planetary Resources makes a giant leap in space...
The space community is full of discussions about propellants: solid versus liquid, cryogenic versus storable, electric versus chemical. There is, though, arguably a more fundamental propellant... Read more »
Starting Trends – ARKYD Kickstarter Project Raises Over $370k In Just 24...
Nearly everyone has looked up at the night sky pointing out the different constellations, using your imagination as “starry shapes” appear, and waiting patiently to catch a glimpse of... Read more »
Forbes – Brent Spiner On Why Space Telescopes And Asteroid Mining Matter...
Planetary Resources has what they call “the most audacious mission ever“, one that has caught the attention of Star Trek royalty such as Robert Picardo and Brent Spiner. It’s the task... Read more »
Smithsonian – A Space-Based Telescope for the People Wants Your Support
In just a few short days, Planetary Resources, a fledgling space mining company, has raised more than $500,000 from the fine citizens of the world for their project to put a small space... Read more »
Knovel – Kickstarter Campaign Looks To Send A Telescope Into Orbit
Recent engineering research and development has gone in some interesting directions to secure necessary funding, but recent space mining startup Planetary Resources may have come up with... Read more »
Crowd Funding Guide – See Yourself in Outer Space with New Kickstarter...
Ever imagined taking a selfie in space? Most likely not. But now you can with the ARKYD, a telescope made by Planetary Resources, which will orbit through space and allow us to observe its... Read more »
PC Mag – Planetary Resources Aims to Make ‘Smartphone of Space’...
Peter Diamandis – along with the likes of Elon Musk, Richard Branson, Dennis Tito, and Jeff Bezos – is one of a handful of entrepreneurs who can rightfully claim to have jump-started... Read more »
Satellite Today – Deep-Space Telescope Project Begins Crowdfunding...
Planetary Resources, a private asteroid-mining company, has unveiled its plans for a new space telescope that would be available to the public. The Arkyd is designed to take high-resolution... Read more »
Dvice – Crowd-funded telescope lets anyone travel virtually into space
Planetary Resources made waves last year when it announced plans to start mining asteroids for precious metals. Along with a few other developing concerns, the venture appears poised to... Read more »