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The August DSI Update reports on the opening of lab and office facilities in Silicon Valley, plus progress on the company’s NASA contracts and the planning for a bitcoin satellite.
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.
HOUSTON, Texas – June 5, 2014 – Deep Space Industries announced today that Daniel Faber has been promoted to
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.
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.
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.