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Redmond company raises $21M to study natural resources from space

Peter Diamandis, co-chairman of Planetary Resources, an astroid mining company based in Bellevue, Wash., talks to reporters Wednesday, May 29, 2013, in Seattle about his company’s plans for the world’s first crowd funded space telescope. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

The Redmond-based company, which hopes to someday mine asteroids for valuable resources, will use the funding to develop a sideline business producing imagery and data for monitoring Earth’s resources.

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