Planetary Resources, a company backed by billionaires who are seeking to make trillions of dollars mining asteroids, wants the public to get involved in its venture. The catch: the public will be expected to fund whatever activities it undertakes.
That’s the message from Planetary Resources Co-founder Peter Diamandis. If the company gets enough suggestions from the public, it was begin a KickStarter campaign to seek donations from the general public to fund them.
“To offer you a chance to actually get involved, we’ve been tossing around the idea of adding additional capacity in our production run, and either offering you access to a portion of our of our orbiting spacecraft – or – if there’s enough demand, actually build you an additional Space Telescope for your own use,” Diamandis wrote in a blog post.
Now, all this is very interesting…
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