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The future of space colonization and industrialization can now be visualized.

Planetary Resources has released a new video showing the vibration testing of Arkyd 6.

Developing the most advanced and cost efficient observation technologies is absolutely essential to the success of our mission to prospect for asteroid resources in the Solar System. That is why at Planetary Resources' asteroid prospecting spacecraft factory in Redmond, WA. - we are innovating on these technologies today.

A lot has happened in 2014 as we have moved towards our mission to mine asteroids in our Solar System. Our team has grown, we have progressed in our technology and spacecraft development, and worked with YOU on some amazing Citizen Science endeavors.

Today's launch of an Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket with the Cygnus cargo spacecraft to resupply the International Space Station will include the first hardware from commercial startup Planetary Resources.

Planetary Resources, the asteroid mining company, and Zooniverse today launched Asteroid Zoo, empowering students, citizen scientists and space enthusiasts to aid in the search for previously undiscovered asteroids.

3D Systems and Planetary Resources, Inc. today announced that 3D Systems has joined Planetary Resources' core group of investors and will be a collaborative partner in assisting Planetary Resources to develop and manufacture components of its ARKYD Series of spacecraft using its advanced 3D printing and digital manufacturing solutions.

Planetary Resources, Inc. (PRI) announced that the Arkyd-100 Series - technology demonstrator for asteroid prospecting missions - will assist in the detection and characterization of potentially hazardous asteroids near Earth

Planetary Resources President Chris provided a monthly update this week on how the company is progressing including displaying a full scale model of its Arkyd-100. The Arkyd-100 is the companies space telescope and technology demonstrator for their Arkyd Series prospecting missions.

Planetary Resources, Inc. announced today its plan to mine Near-Earth Asteroids (NEAs) for raw materials, ranging from water to precious metals. Through the development of cost-effective exploration technologies, the company is poised to initiate prospecting missions targeting resource-rich asteroids that are easily accessible.