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+ - Quick look: NASA's ambitious asteroid grabbing mission->

Submitted by coondoggie
coondoggie (973519) writes "NASA's FY2014 budget proposal includes a plan to robotically capture a small near-Earth asteroid weighing about 500 tons and redirect it safely to a stable orbit in the Earth-moon system where astronauts can visit and explore it. The mission is still in the early planning stages and NASA will host a workshop at the end of September to discuss potential approaches. Here’s a look at what the agency is planning so far."
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Quick look: NASA's ambitious asteroid grabbing mission

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