Why are you an Asteroid Miner?

“I love the interdisciplinary nature of the work at Planetary Resources; it is technically challenging and deeply fascinating.”

Wylder Keane
Principal Software Engineer

“I love that I have a great degree of control and freedom within my job.”

Olga Mladenov
Corporate Controller

“I am passionate about working towards a future where humans can live and explore beyond Earth.”

Akbar Whizin
Planetary Scientist

Asteroid Miners

Elizabeth Frank

Senior Planetary Scientist

Learn about our Senior Planetary Scientist Elizabeth Frank, Ph.D.  She previously worked on the Messenger Mission and is now a collaborator for the OSIRIS-REx science team and leading Planetary Resources’ Data and Science Team.



Rhae Adams

Director of Mining and Energy

Rhae Adams was listed as one of Forbes’ 2017 30 under 30 honorees in Manufacturing and Industry.



Maggie Scholtz

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Maggie Scholtz worked on NASA’s Mars rovers and is now excited to explore asteroids!

Co-Op & Internship Program

Planetary Resources seeks passionate and capable students in engineering disciplines for paid technical co-op assignments. To be considered, the candidate should currently be of Junior, Senior, or graduate student standing.

"I decided to join the Planetary Resources' team full-time after working as a co-op because of the opportunity to join a visionary company with innovative engineers and scientists. The hands-on experience during my co-op proved Planetary Resources is a company that fosters new ideas and values different perspectives and experiences."

Alexis Bartels-Popelar
Avionics Engineer

“Planetary Resources approaches its work with a high degree of rigor in a comfortable office environment. Our team is making something real that doesn’t exist today – and delivering working solutions to complex problems, many of which have never been solved.  We’re pioneers and inventors who push the boundaries of technology, science, space policy, and business into new frontiers.”

Eric Frasier
Talent Miner

Job Benefits

Along with offering a stellar environment and awesome in-office perks, Planetary Resources offers a competitive benefits package that recognizes the importance of insurance for today and tomorrow. Our package includes company paid health insurance to employees, 401K plan + matching after one year of service, stock options, flexible vacation policy, and paid holidays. We are also believers in helping employees achieve their educational goals and so we offer an educational assistance program to qualified employees.

Job Openings

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability.