3D Systems Invests In Asteroid Miners Planetary Resources, Opens Up New Seed-Stage Venture Arm

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http://techcrunch.com – Planetary Resources‘ plan to scour the heavens and find asteroids to mine may seem a little out there as far as startup ideas go, but that hasn’t stopped some big names from backing the company. Today, that list just got a little bigger — 3D printing giant 3D Systems announced that it has invested in Planetary Resources, and that it will aid in the development of the startup’s ARKYD series space telescopes by fabricating components for them. In case you haven’t been keeping tabs on Planetary Resources, the company was founded in 2009 with the goal of creating a fl (IT news)