Starry-Eyed Group Unveils Plan to Harvest Minerals from Space

Recently-formed company Planetary Resources Inc. announced its plans to mine asteroids for precious metals and water at a conference in Seattle on Tuesday. Andy Howell, adjunct profes- sor of physics at UCSB, talked with the Daily Nexus about the practicality and implementation of the proposal. Planetary Resources Inc. — a relatively small team of rocket […]