Asteroid mining is the key to our future expansion into space

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Are Asteroids the Next Mining Frontier?

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This is the first object 3D-printed from alien metal

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The Truth About Asteroid Mining

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The Washington Post

Space-mining may be only a decade away. Really.

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Wired

Inside the startup that wants to mine asteroids and transform space travel forever

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SPACE.COM: Asteroid Miners’ Arkyd-6 Satellite Aces Big Test in Space

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BLOOMBERG: The Massive Prize Luring Miners to the Stars

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C&EN: Chris Lewicki is aiming at asteroids to launch a new era of space travel

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FINANCIAL TIMES: Asteroids to serve as refuelling stations for space exploration

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CNBC: Planetary Resources’ new satellite launch is big step in the mission to mine water from asteroids

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BBC: Interplanetary Business

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GeekWire: Planetary Resources’ prototype asteroid prospector set for January liftoff in India

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MARKETPLACE: Asteroid mining and the new economics of outer space

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PCMag: Welcome to SpaceX City: The Ultimate Startup

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The ASIA Miner: Space – the next frontier of mining

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ConsenSys Acquires Planetary Resources

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Planetary Resources Launches Latest Spacecraft in Advance of Space Resource Exploration Mission

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Space Mining Law Passes in Luxembourg

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Planetary Resources Names Brian Israel As General Counsel

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Planetary Resources and the Government of Luxembourg Announce €25 Million Investment and Cooperation Agreement

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Planetary Resources and the Government of Luxembourg Partner to Advance the Space Resource Industry

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Bayer and Planetary Resources intend to collaborate to improve agriculture with space data

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Planetary Resources Raises $21.1 Million in Series A Funding; Unveils Advanced Earth Observation Capability

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President Obama Signs Bill Recognizing Asteroid Resource Property Rights into Law

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Planetary Resources Applauds U.S. Congress in Recognizing Asteroid Resource Property Rights

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Mission Success: Arkyd-6 tests key technologies for commercial space resource exploration

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Arkyd-6 is in Orbit!

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Countdown to the Arkyd-6 launch & its first few hours in space

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How does Arkyd-6 help develop future Planetary Resources spacecraft?

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Arkyd-6 Design & Engineering Philosophies

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Who built the Arkyd-6 spacecraft?

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Asteroid mining is the key to our future expansion into space

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Learn about where the Arkyd-6 spacecraft was built!

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What is the Arkyd-6?

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Packaging Arkyd-6 for Delivery to the Launch Vehicle

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FEATURED VIDEO | Dec 11, 2017

Arkyd-6 Design & Engineering Philosophies

The Arkyd-6 spacecraft not only tests our core technologies, but also tests how we work together as a team. In this video, our Director of Systems Engineering Brian Douglas describes the design and engineering philosophies that worked really well when building the Arkyd-6. Some of the philosophies used in the Arkyd-6 spacecraft design and build will be applied as we continue our work on the Arkyd-301: https://www.planetaryresources.com/missions/arkyd-301/

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Dec 3, 2017

Planetary Resources: Our Vision for Humanity’s Future in Space

Asteroid mining is the key to our future expansion into space. See the vision of Planetary Resources in our latest video short featuring Dante Lauretta, Ph.D. and also Tory Bruno of United Launch Alliance. Read more here: https://www.planetaryresources.com/2017/11/asteroid-mining-is-the-key-to-our-future-expansion-into-space/

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Dec 4, 2017

Who built the Arkyd-6 spacecraft?

It took a diversity of backgrounds and expertise to design and build the Arkyd-6 spacecraft. Here's a glimpse of our amazing team. Read more about the Arkyd-6 mission here: https://www.planetaryresources.com/missions/arkyd-6/

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Nov 27, 2017

Learn about where the Arkyd-6 spacecraft was built!

Do you want to learn about where we built the Arkyd-6 spacecraft? Our CIO & Director of Infrastructure Ray Ramadorai describes the key equipment and facilities that were instrumental in designing, manufacturing, testing, and integrating the Arkyd-6 spacecraft.

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Nov 20, 2017

What is the Arkyd-6?

We’d like to introduce the Arkyd-6 spacecraft! This 6U cubesat is packed with power including 17 computing elements. The Arkyd-6 is part of our R&D program assisting us in the design of the Arkyd-301 spacecraft that will detect water on near-Earth asteroids. Learn more about Arkyd-6 here: https://www.planetaryresources.com/missions/arkyd-6/

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Nov 13, 2017

Packaging Arkyd-6 for Delivery to the Launch Vehicle

We are excited to share with you that we’ve delivered the Arkyd-6 spacecraft, our second technology demonstrator. The spacecraft has officially begun its journey to the launch pad. In the weeks leading up to launch day, we’ll be sharing with you information on the Arkyd-6, its mission and the team who built it – so, be on the lookout!

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