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Planetary Resources Raises $21Million

Planetary Resources, a company specialized in the earth observation business announced that it has raised $21M from investors such as Tencent and Google co-founder Larry Page. The company¬†leverages its Ceres system, a constellation of satellites equipped with infrared and hyperspectral imaging capabilities, to provide real-time, intelligent and useful data to industries such as agriculture, gas […]

The Earth Observation Industry

Leveraging existing and new asteroid prospecting technologies, Planetary Resources uses hyperspectral¬†and infrared sensors to detect the composition of materials and measure thermographic properties of materials on earth from space. Planetary Resources is among a number of companies that compete in what is referred as the earth observation business. The idea is to gather new data […]