Google Execs, James Cameron Plan Space Venture To Mine Asteroids
Apr 24, 2012 14:55
James Cameron and a couple of guys from Google, namely Larry Page, and Eric Schmidt are collaborating for a space venture to possibly mine asteroids.
The venture called Planetary Resources Inc., plans to “overlay two critical sectors — space exploration and natural resources — to add trillions of dollars to the global GDP” and “help ensure humanity’s prosperity,” according to a press release issued by the company this week.
Planetary Resources was co-founded by former NASA Mars Mission Manager Eric Anderson and Peter Diamandis. Among others backing the company are Charles Simonyi, a former top exec at Microsoft, and K.Ram Shriram, a Google director and Ross Perot Jr., son of billionaire H. Ross Perot.
New Balance and Horween Leather Company teamed up for another collaborative release dubbed The Horween Leather x New Balance M996BHR. It uses the M995BHR silhouette and wraps it in Horween's signature waxy and supple leather materials and features a deep burgundy leather upper with tanned brown accents throughout and will release on March 2 at New Balance stockists. Read more
DKNY and PONY teamed up to reimagine PONY's M-100 sneaker and gave it a luxurious makeover for modern times. The high-top shoe will be available at PONY retailers starting July 3 and will retail for $250 USD. Read more