Deep Space Blog

Featured blog articles about deep space mining and technology from DSI’s world-class team of scientists, engineers, space policy experts, and business executives.

Think small.

It’s estimated that in the last 50 years, more than 2,000 small spacecraft have been deployed into low Earth orbit. And for good reason. Deep Space Industries frequently receives questions about the miniaturized spacecraft that are shaping the commercial space industry, the role they play in harnessing the solar system’s resources, and the “microspace approach.” And what exactly is the difference between nano-, micro-, and small satellites? Read More…

Can we afford to go into space?

Space is not a government program; it’s the rest of the Universe. Private space business is now a major factor, bent on finding investors interested in generating profits by making space more accessible to more people. Read More…

Why ARM? NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission

Deep Space Industries Asteroid Capture Concept  Vehicle.  Image Credit:  Bryan VersteegIn order to settle the final frontier, humanity must learn to “live off the land” by utilizing the vast resources of space.  The first step in this process is through the Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM).  Read more…

Asteroid Discoveries Surge by 42 Percent in 2014

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The world’s telescopes found a record number of near Earth objects (NEOs) in 2014, with 1,470 discoveries in the past year.  This was a 42 percent increase over the number of NEOs found in 2013.  The running total of Near Earth Objects (with known orbits) reached 12,043 by the end of the year.

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