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Announcements, updates, and information releases from Deep Space.

NASA selects Deep Space for two asteroid contracts


HOUSTON, Texas – June 19 – NASA today awarded two contracts to Deep Space Industries Inc. to accelerate the agency’s plans to partner with private industry on asteroid prospecting and harvesting. One will analyze commercial approaches to NASA’s asteroid goals and how an industry-led asteroid economy can make crewed Mars missions safer, sooner, and less expensive. The second will examine several small asteroid-prospecting payloads that can be launched as hitchhikers on NASA missions.

Deep Space names new CEO

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HOUSTON, Texas – June 5, 2014 – Deep Space Industries announced today that Daniel Faber has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer of the space resources company. Meanwhile, former CEO and company co-founder David Gump is moving into the role of Vice Chair and Director of Marketing and Communications.

Bitcoins in Space One Step Closer

BitSat Design Study Announced   ATLANTA, GA. – April 23, 2014 – Bitcoins took one small step towards space today with the announcement of a preliminary design contract between Jeff Garzik’s Dunvegan Space Systems and Deep Space Industries Inc. as part of a drive...

DSI Update – April 2 news roundup

The Deep Space Update reports that NASA is offering $6 million for technologies and strategies related to its asteroid initiative, and rounds up presentations made by DSI experts around the world. See the complete Update here, and sign up to receive new editions on...

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NASA Selects Deep Space Industries for Multiple Asteroid Presentations

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HOUSTON, TEXAS – Sept. 4, 2013 – After evaluating more than 400 proposals submitted by industry and academic experts, NASA has selected Deep Space Industries to make three presentations during its three-day Asteroid Initiative Idea Synthesis Workshop later this month.

Deep Space Announces Retail Site Deep Space by Design

Asteroid Mining Company Announces Retail Site Deep Space by Design Profits to Support Space Projects HOUSTON, Texas (August 26, 2013) – While you may not be able to get there yet, Deep Space Industries is offering you the chance to participate in the opening of space...

World’s Leading Asteroid Expert Joins Deep Space Industries; Lewis “Wrote the Book” on Meteor Strikes, Asteroid Mining


HOUSTON, TX ­ February 20 ­ Deep Space Industries announced that astronomer and asteroid expert Dr. John Lewis will assume the role of Chief Scientist for the firm, whose goal is the exploration, harvesting and processing of space resources, such as asteroids. Author of such seminal works in the field as the books “Rain of Iron and Ice” and “Mining the Sky,” Dr. Lewis is considered to be one of the the world’s pre­eminent asteroid experts.

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