News & Announcements
Deep Space Industries is pleased to announce the election of Julian Malnic, accomplished entrepreneur and business leader, to its Board. In his new role with DSI, he will add invaluable experience, perspective and drive to the Board of Directors. Read more…
HOUSTON, Texas – Oct. 28 – Executives at Deep Space Industries lamented the loss of Planetary Resources ARKYD 3 that was destroyed during the launch of Orbital Sciences’ Antares rocket, which exploded six seconds after lift-off on the evening of October 28, 2014.
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
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...
Deep Space in the News
With an asteroid worth $195B wobbling around in the solar system, will it cause a “space-rush” similar to gold? What will the reality show be called?
The asteroid making a record-close approach to Earth this week could be worth up to $195 billion in fuel and metal, according to Deep Space Industries.
Space, it has been said, is big. Really big.
But big enough for two companies that want to mine near-Earth asteroids?
A venture announced Tuesday in California hopes so.
Deep Space Industries says it wants to start sending miniature scout probes, dubbed “Fireflies,” on one-way missions to near-Earth asteroids. …
Deep Space Industries’ backers say that their newly revealed plan to seek out and dig into near-Earth asteroids has already attracted interest and investors — but they also admit they’re looking for much more.
Swarms of spacecraft may soon be mining asteroids for fuel and minerals and building spare parts in space, if a new private space venture has its way.
Harvesting the resources available in the giant space rocks flying around the solar system could allow spacecraft to build parts when they break or refill their tanks on the long trek to Mars, Deep Space Industries officials said in a news conference Tuesday at the Museum of Flying in Santa Monica.
“If you can dream it, you can be it.” So go the opening remarks on the website of Deep Space Industries, a newly established space exploration company which announced … plans on creating the world’s first fleet of commercial asteroid-mining spacecraft.