Most In-depth Analysis of the Asteroid Mission I’ve seen so far

Hop David is at it again. Here, he’s taken a look at what’s involved in capturing an asteroid. He uses a tool that I’ve used in the past, JPL’s NEO close approach table generator. While the numbers look small (e.g. 0.05km/sec) the mass having its velocity changed by that amount is non-trivial.

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