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ARKYD space selfie
Planetary Resources hopes to boost its funding with "space selfies". A space selfie is described as an image taken from the orbiting space telescope that includes a photo of your choice with Earth in the background. You can get a space selfie by contributing to the company's space program. The bigger the contribution, the more space selfies. A normal "selfie" is a photo of yourself taken with a phone, camera, or other device usually at arm's length.
The amount of funding you give also comes with other perks. For example, $200 backers can point the telescope to any celestial body and receive a digital image of it. A $10,000 contribution will allow you to become an "Education Ambassador" to a school of your choice, get invited to Planetary Resource events, and have your name or message etched on the spacecraft which will be visible on space selfies.