Monthly Archives: April 2013

Asteroid Mission now Official…and has a Movie!

The asteroid mission mentioned earlier was officially part of the President’s budget announced yesterday. In conjunction with the formalization, NASA released a video of the concept: I have trouble seeing how the spacecraft will match rates with the asteroid for … Continue reading

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Asteroid Mission Gaining Allies

The $100M seed money for the asteroid-gather-astronaut-visit mission got an endorsement from Senator Bill Nelson. In the remarks, he said that the astronauts would visit the captured asteroid in 2021, which would align with the first crewed mission of SLS. … Continue reading

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