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    Planetary Resources: The Video

    Planetary Resources, Inc. has announced its plan to mine Near Earth Asteroids for their raw resources, ranging from water to precious metals like platinum. Using their Arkyd line of spacecraft, they will head to NEOs for exploration and extraction. One of the founders, Eric Anderson said they will launch their first spacecraft within 24 months, [...]

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    According to Next Big Future, by 2020 they could have a Hypertelescope able to make images resolved at 1 Km for extrasolar planets and 10 meters for neutron stars.
    http://nextbigfuture.com/2012/04/pla...0-will-be.html
    I have been disappointed by hype before, but I really hope this pans out. Anyway, it's got me walking on cloud 9.

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