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NASA reportedly 'mulling over' mission to capture 550 ton asteroid and put it in lunar orbit

NASA may get $100 million to drag an asteroid into orbit around the Moon for research purposes

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Good news: It appears that NASA may get the first chunk of money needed to kick off a project to snag an asteroid, put it in orbit around the Moon, and study it. Yes, this is precisely and exactly as cool as it sounds. According to the Christian Science Monitor,...
NASA may get $100 million to drag an asteroid into orbit around the Moon for research purposes
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NASA To Capture And Study Asteroid

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NASA wants to learn more about how they can protect Earth from things falling from the sky. Often, we hear of wild animals being studied in captivity in order to understand more about them. Rarely however, do we hear of astronomers "capturing" asteroids for similar reasons. And yet, that...
NASA To Capture And Study Asteroid

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (FB, GOOG, AMZN, AAPL, MSFT)

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Good morning! Here's the news: Facebook's amended S-1 reveals all kinds of details about the company. This startup wants to convince governments to capture an asteroid and put it in orbit around the moon. Andy Rubin squirms under questioning about the specifics on Android. Amazon's cloud is cheap, but you're...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (FB, GOOG, AMZN, AAPL, MSFT)
NASA to get $100 million for asteroid wrangling project, says senator

Startup Wants To Convince Governments To Capture An Asteroid And Put It Into Moon Orbit

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The story of Planetary Resources just keeps getting weirder. Last week, news broke that the Seattle startup, which is partly funded by Google cofounder Larry Page, Google chairman Eric Schmidt, and filmmaker James Cameron, was going to try to make a business out of mining asteroids. Today, an advisor to...
Startup Wants To Convince Governments To Capture An Asteroid And Put It Into Moon Orbit

Why In The World Would NASA Throw An Asteroid Into Orbit Around The Moon?

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NASA's thinking out of the box...er...orbit, and is gently mulling the idea of dragging an asteroid into lunar orbit. The business and science outcomes could be huge. A seemingly crazy idea from the Keck Institute for Space Studies in California may in fact be just crazy enough to work...
Why In The World Would NASA Throw An Asteroid Into Orbit Around The Moon?
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