NewSpace Flashback: The Daily Show on the Launch of Planetary Resources

Editor’s Note: Back in April 2012, Mitt Romney was running for President and Peter Diamandis unveiled Planetary Resources, which was going to fulfill his lifelong dream of becoming an asteroid miner.

Two men, two big boyhood dreams. Romney’s campaign went down in flames, and last week Planetary Resources was sold to a block chain company to do….well, it’s not entirely clear.

Lately, I’ve become convinced that much of NewSpace is built of Armwavium. It’s kind of like tissue paper — without the paper.