April 24, 2012

ABC News – Mining Asteroids: The Real Story From Planetary Resources, Inc.

In James Cameron’s “Avatar,” future astronauts mine the fictional planet Pandora for precious metals.
For a week now, the world has been abuzz with rumors that Cameron was working on the real thing. Here is the real story, as told to ABC News by Planetary Resources, Inc., a startup company that has plans to mine asteroids — and maybe, just maybe, the money and brain power to pull it off.