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In-Situ Resource Utilization
dISRUputing the way we mine resources

Planetoid Mines, a private aerospace mining corporation
headquartered in New Mexico has entered:


NASA Centennial Challenge 2022-2024
Break the Ice - Phase 2
Develop a Lunar Surface Excavator
Level 1 - System Architecture - Nov 2022
Level 2 - Prototype Durability Test - Oct 2023
Level 3 - 15-day Competition - May 2024

 
TEAM
Kevin DuPriest, CEO
Jonathan Shaffner, COO
Thomas Pech, Robotics Engineer
Anthony Miller, Mechanical Engineer
Theodore Miller, Geoscientist
Goncalo Esteves, Space Evangelist
Phillip Kang, Robotics Engineer
Patrick Ream, Aerospace Engineer
JOIN THE MISSION

ISRU PRODUCTS
xTrac - counter-rotating barrel drum surface excavator
Mole - burrowing deadman sand cable anchoring rover
Cyclops - mineral and gas separator dry scrubber
Benny - triboelectric mineral beneficiation refinery
and the Jets - molten oxide electrostatic levitation oven
Auggie - icy regolith SOEC roasting screw auger
OXIE - solid oxide electrolysis reversible fuel cell
Power - metal hydride linear stirling engine
Propulsion - magnetoplasmadynamic thruster

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