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NASA's Asteroid Retrieval Mission

NASA's Asteroid Retrieval Mission

NASA has received more than 400 submissions in response to the agency's Asteroid Initiative, a two-part proposal that aims to locate space rocks on a collision course with Earth as well as capture and place an asteroid into lunar orbit for future study. One concept involves a robotic solar-electric-powered spacecraft (pictured) that would intercept and deploy a large capture bag around the asteroid. More at Space.com.

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