June 8, 2012

GeekWire – Asteroid miners get more than 2,500 investment inquiries

Planetary Resources is a private company run by commercial space veterans and backed deep-pocketed investors including Google’s Larry Page and Eric Schmidt, and Ross Perot Jr. But that hasn’t stopped thousands of people from inquiring about putting money into the company, hoping for a piece of the ultimate payout from mining near-Earth asteroids.