Tech Entrepreneurs Bet Big On Asteroid Mining
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Nell Greenfieldboyce
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 5:14 PM
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The idea of exploiting the natural resources on asteroids has been around for more than a century. But a new company called Planetary Resources has the financial backing of some big names in high tech, and hopes to launch specially-designed prospecting spacecraft within two years.



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