planetary resources http://www.kplu.org en Before attacking asteroids, they'll surround Earth with telescopes http://www.kplu.org/post/attacking-asteroids-theyll-surround-earth-telescopes <p>Whether they ever manage to get any platinum out of an asteroid, Bellevue-based Planetary Resources could become known for surrounding Earth with telescopes. &nbsp;</p><p>That&rsquo;s the first item in the &ldquo;prospecting&rdquo; stage of the space company&rsquo;s effort to get precious metals from asteroids, using robotic space-craft. Wed, 25 Apr 2012 18:02:40 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 4851 at http://www.kplu.org Before attacking asteroids, they'll surround Earth with telescopes