US based Planetary Resources is now a step closer to begin mining asteroids as it successfully launched Thursday night its Arkyd spacecraft, the company s second technology for celestial bo.s observing tests. The Redmond, Washington based firm had been working on its Arkyd imaging satellite .Planetary Resources just took another big step toward its asteroid mining goal. The company s Arkyd satellite rode to space last night Jan. atop an Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV . If all goes according to plan, the cereal box size Arkyd will set up shop in a sun synchronous polar orbit, .Asteroid Mining is Getting Closer to Reality. Planetary Resources Last week on Friday, January th , the Arkyd was one of satellites that were launched into orbit aboard an Indian built PSLV rocket. This spacecraft will be the first step in Planetary Resources plan to make asteroid mining a reality..The Arkyd spacecraft buckled up and ready for launch onboard PSLV C. Image ISRO | Planetary Resources Twitter Feed. US based Planetary Resources is now a step closer to begin mining asteroids as it successfully launched Thursday night its Arkyd spacecraft, the company s second To go to .
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