Planetary Resources has announced some other stretch goals for their fundraising for a space telescope.
Stretch goal of US$2 million – enhance ARKYD’s stability systems and dedicate time to monitoring candidate star systems for transiting exoplanets.
Raise $1.3 million and Planetary Resources will build a second ground station at the site of an educational partner. This station will provide a 2x downlink boost, doubling download speeds from space.
Two additional mystery goals will be revealed when they reach 11,000 and 15,000 backers.
Currently they are at $882,000 and 9724 backers.
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