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Asteroid Mining Update from Planetary Resources

Planetary Resources is a private company with the goal of mining near Earth asteroids. Their strategy is to construct a series of robotic space telescopes and exploration craft to build up a database of information about the orbit, rotation, mass, … Continue reading

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Who Is Plotting to Steal Your Pension? – “A huge pool of money lies just beyond the grasp of government’s itching fingers: private pension funds. Various money-grab schemes have been floated, including a legal requirement that all private pension funds … Continue reading

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SpaceX in the news

There has been a lot of news about SpaceX in the blogosphere this week. SpaceX is a private rocket company founded by Elon Musk, the co-founder of PayPal. Apparently, they have broken the goal of sub $1000/lb to orbit launch … Continue reading

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