Use-it-yourself orbiting space telescope in the works (VIDEO)

Image Credit: Planetary Resources

Daniel Terdiman

May 29, 2013 10:33 AM

Planetary Resources, a pioneer in asteroid mining, announced today that it is planning to launch the world's first publicly accessible space telescope.

The company, led by X Prize Foundation Chairman Peter Diamandis, said in April, 2012, that it planned to prospect and mine asteroids. But today the company expanded on that mission, saying that it is engaging "in another passion of our team: to make space exploration accessible to everyone."

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