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Deep Space Industries partners with Luxembourg for asteroid mining probe

Deep Space Industries partners with Luxembourg for asteroid mining probe Several groups are working on plans to capture and mine asteroids for their mineral wealth, and maybe even turn them into refueling depots for deep space missions.One such company called Deep Space Industries (DSI) has partnered with the government of Luxembourg to design and deploy an asteroid hunting spacecraft called Prospector-X.

Planet Explorer's constellation of tiny satellites shows how Earth's surface changes over time

Planet Explorer's constellation of tiny satellites shows how Earth's surface changes over time Eighty-eight of them had the same directive: map the whole globe, every day, for a company called Planet.To do that, Planet needs quite a constellation of satellites.