AIM ESA Cubesats Asteroids
Astronaut Harrison Schmitt collects lunar rake samples during the Apollo 17 mission. Credit: NASA
Planetary Resources’ space-based Earth observation constellation Ceres will provide a new level of crop intelligence for the global agricultural industry.
Das weltraumgestützte Erdbeobachtungssystem Ceres von Planetary Resources wird der weltweiten Agrarindustrie eine neues Informationslevel für Kulturpflanzen bieten.
Moon Express's MX-1 lander. Credit: Moon Express artist's concept

Op-ed | The Space Pioneer Act


Two companies, Planetary Resources and Deep Space Industries, have begun work to develop asteroid mining capabilities. In July, U.S. Reps. Bill Posey (R-Fla.) and Derek Kilmer (D-Wash.) introduced H.R. 5063, the American Space Technology for Exploring Resource Opportunities in Deep Space (ASTEROIDS) Act.

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