May 30, 2012      

Engineers at Planetary Resources --the world's first asteroid mining company-- are currently working on remote sensing and robotic prospecting technologies to characterize potential asteroid mining sites, company president and chief engineer Chris Lewicki tells Robotics Business Review.

The new technologies will be fitted on the Leo space telescope ?the first robot in Planetary Resources' 'Arkyd Series' product range, which is expected to launch in the next 18-24 months.

Leo will be used for a...

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