ConsenSys will run its area technique at Planetary Resources’ former Redmond, Washington location. Both Israel and Planetary Resources leader Chris Lewicki are becoming a member of ConsenSys as a part of the deal.
The newly united companies have not defined a roadmap at this degree. However, the purchase is as a lot the results of monetary necessity as anything. The corporate has edged nearer to its plans of asteroid mining by means of checking out its applied sciences in area, nevertheless it lately laid off staff after failing to safe the most important investment round. ConsenSys’ takeover offers Planetary Resources a lifeline that are meant to stay its plans intact, even supposing it is now most likely that the corporate will lengthen a key asteroid inspection undertaking previous its authentic 2020 target.