New Company Will Start Plans To Mine Asteroids In Two Years

Last week a team of high profile investors including; Eric Schmidt and Larry Page from Google, filmmaker James Cameron, Ross Perot Jr. (son of the former presidential candidate), space tourism pioneer Eric Anderson, and X-Prize founder Peter Diamandis, announced that they were creating a company that would “overlay two critical sectors—space exploration and natural resources—to add trillions of dollars to the global GDP.”Today at 1.30pm it is expected that they will announce their plans for mining asteroids. The idea is…

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