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Interview > Chris Lewicki, Planetary Resources

Posted on March 21st, 2017 in Speaker Interviews

We caught up with Chris Lewicki, President and Chief Engineer of Planetary Resources, for a chat about how huge ideas can become reality.

Interview Highlights include:

  • How Government and METS will assist in launching the first commercial asteroid prospecting mission in space
  • How prospecting asteroids for valuable resources requires the development of technology from both METS and miners
  • When the first space mission is due and what qualities and key skills are required for those who want to enter the asteroid mining industry
  • Why creating public-private partnerships that fund technology developments are key
  • What skills are necessary to building a successful start-up in the mining/METS sectors.