Hank summarizes the exciting news about Planetary Resources, a company with plans to mine near-earth asteroids for precious metals and water, and what these plans might mean for humanity's future in space.
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Planetary Resources website
Brief on the company from Technology Review
Asteroid Retrieval Feasibility Study
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