A space telescope for everyone MAY 30 2013
Planetary Resources, an asteroid mining company (no, really!), has launched a $1 million Kickstarter campaign for "a space telescope for everyone".
The ARKYD is a technologically advanced, orbiting space telescope that will be controlled by YOU, the crowd, through your pledges and community involvement! You can even direct your telescope time to non-profit science centers and universities for use in your communities!
How long before Reddit raises a bunch of funds to point the telescope at some venting gases on Uranus all day every day?