Washington D.C. (CSF PR) – The Commercial Spaceflight Federation (CSF) is proud to announce that Planetary Resources, Inc., the asteroid mining company, has joined CSF’s Executive Membership. The company had been an Associate Member since January 2012. Planetary Resources’ President and Chief Engineer Chris Lewicki will be the newest addition to CSF’s Board of Directors.
“We are pleased to have Planetary Resources on our Board,” stated CSF President Michael Lopez-Alegria. “We have been working with their team for almost two years now, and have seen firsthand the dedication they have to the advancement of the commercial space sector. I look forward to our continued partnership.”
“CSF is the go-to association for the commercial space industry,” said Planetary Resources’ President and Chief Engineer Chris Lewicki. “As we prepare to launch and test our technology demonstrator, the A3, in low-Earth orbit next year, we look forward to working with the CSF team to continue to promote the importance of this multi-faceted industry.”
About Planetary Resources
Planetary Resources, Inc. was founded in 2009 by Eric Anderson and Dr. Peter H. Diamandis. Their vision is to establish a new paradigm for resource utilization that will bring the Solar System within humanity’s economic sphere of influence. The company will conduct low-cost robotic space exploration beginning with the Arkyd Series of space missions that will identify the most commercially viable near-Earth asteroids. These initial missions will assist in enabling the retrieval of raw materials from these select asteroids, including water, precious metals and more. For more information, please visit www.planetaryresources.com.