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The ARKYD 100 is the first private space telescope, to be operated in low-Earth orbit. It is a stepping-stone to the larger spacecraft planned to be used by Planetary Resources for asteroid prospecting.

For more information, visit the Planetary Resources website.

One ARKYD is being funded through a Kickstarter campaign.

This one will enable people to take "space selfies":

More information about the ARKYD Kickstarter in this infographic:

Original image data dated on or about May 30, 2013

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