Posts Tagged: Policy

June 13, 2016

Company establishing European headquarters in Luxembourg Redmond, Washington, USA – June 13, 2016 – Planetary Resources, Inc., the asteroid mining company, announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the banking institution Société Nationale de Crédit et d’Investissement (SNCI).  This partnership with Luxembourg’s…

December 9, 2015

On December 9th, 2015, Representative Brian Babin (R-TX), Chairman of the Space subcommittee of the House Committee on Science, spoke at the 10th Eilene Galloway Symposium on Critical Issues in Space Law. The event, co-sponsored by Planetary Resources and organized by the International Institute of Space Law (IISL), was focused on the recent passage of the U.S. Commercial Space…

November 25, 2015

Redmond, Wash. – November 25, 2015 – Planetary Resources, the asteroid mining company, applauds President Obama who signed the U.S. Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act (H.R. 2262) into law. This law recognizes the right of U.S. citizens to own asteroid resources they obtain and encourages the commercial exploration and utilization of resources from asteroids.

November 16, 2015

Planetary Resources has a lot to celebrate today as a historic piece of legislation is on its way to be signed into law. H.R. 2262 recognizes the right of U.S. citizens to own asteroid resources they obtain in space, and we at Planetary Resources commend the members of Congress who promoted the historic legislation. Last…

November 10, 2015

Redmond, Wash. – November 10, 2015 — Planetary Resources, Inc., the asteroid mining company, praises the members of Congress who promoted historic legislation (H.R. 2262) that recognizes the right of U.S. citizens to own asteroid resources they obtain as property and encourages the commercial exploration and recovery of resources from asteroids, free from harmful interference….

July 14, 2015

Throughout history, it has been human curiosity driven by the need for resources that pushed humanity to explore. Much like our mission to extract valuable resources from asteroids to fuel an off-Earth economy, the pioneers before us searched for new frontiers to explore and expand into. But they did not do it alone. Once exploration…

September 10, 2014

Below and linked here (Planetary Resources Letter to Congress) is the letter submitted by Planetary Resources to Representatives Steven Palazzo and Donna Edwards, Chairman and Ranking Member, respectively, of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee’s Space Subcommittee regarding H.R. 5063 – the ASTEROIDS Act: September 10, 2014 The Honorable Steven Palazzo 331 Cannon House…

June 10, 2013

Marquez is former White House Director of Space Policy for Presidents Bush and Obama Bellevue, Wash. – June 10, 2013 – Planetary Resources, Inc., the asteroid mining company, announced today the hiring of Peter Marquez to lead the company’s global engagement. Marquez will engage with key U.S. government entities on matters of strategic domestic and global interest to assist Planetary…

April 11, 2013

As I hinted at in my last post, NASA Wants to Bag an Asteroid, $105M has now been proposed for starting work on an asteroid retrieval and utilization mission in NASA’s official FY2014 budget.