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View Full Version : ‘Space Selfie’ Telescope Could Hunt Alien Planets … If It Raises A Cool $2M



Fraser
2013-Jun-11, 09:00 PM
A crowdfunded telescope — best known for offering “space selfies” for backers as an incentive to send money — is now considering a search for alien planets. Planetary Resources Inc. (the proposed asteroid miners) announced a new “stretch goal” for its asteroid-hunting*Arkyd-100 telescope. If the company can raise $2 million — double its original goal [...]

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