Nasa Details Plans To Pluck Rock Off Asteroid, Explore It

NASA is aiming to launch a rocket to an asteroid in five years and grab a boulder off of it — a stepping stone for an eventual trip sending humans to Mars.

Senh: I'm more in favor of grabbing the entire asteroid with a giant bag option. No, I didn't make that up; it was the other cheaper option.

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  • NASA’s About to Try Grabbing a Chunk of Asteroid to Bring to Earth—and You Can Watch
    REx will spacecraft attempt to pocket a fistful of rock and dust from an asteroid called Bennu then ferry it back to Earth.
    10/16/2020 - 2:00 am | View Link
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