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 .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, where it will prove out technology needed for Planetary Resources next .Planetary Resources Launches Latest Spacecraft in Advance of Space Resource Exploration Mission The pathway in identifying the most commercially viable near Earth water rich asteroids has led to the development of multiple transformative technologies that are applicable to global markets, including .CNBC Planetary Resources new satellite launch is big step in the mission to mine water from asteroids. Read Article. BBC Interplanetary Business. Read Article. GeekWire Planetary Resources prototype asteroid prospector set for January liftoff in India. Read Article. MARKETPLACE Asteroid mining and the new .
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The Redmond, Washington based firm had been working on its Arkyd imaging satellite for years with the goal of developing a tool able to deliver affordable, on demand intelligence of natural resources available at near Earth asteroids. Planetary Resources' first spacecraft of this kind the Arkyd Reflight AR was launched from the .
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