May 8, 2012

Nerdist – Interview: Planetary Resources’ Chris Lewicki Wants to Mine Some Asteroids

Sorry, Michael Bay fans: When it comes to giant rocks in space, Bruce Willis-types probably won’t be our go-to guys for drilling into asteroids. Chris Lewicki, president & chief engineer of Planetary Resources, has a different plan, and it involves robots. And James Cameron. But rather than terminating anything, he plans on opening up a whole new frontier. We spoke to Chris to find out more.