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Submission + - Company set to blast squadron of tiny satellites into space to mine asteroids (networkworld.com)

coondoggie writes: "new company intends by 2015 to send a fleet of tiny satellites, known as cubesats into near-Earth space to mine passing asteroids for high-value metals. Deep Space Industries asteroid mining proposal begins in 2015 when the company plans to send out a squadron of 55lb cubesats called Fireflies that will explore near-Earth space for two to six months looking for target asteroids"
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Company set to blast squadron of tiny satellites into space to mine asteroids

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