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Submission + - NASA to Capture Astroid, Bring it to Earth by 2021 (

trickstyhobbit writes: NASA received $100 million in the proposed 2014 budget to plan a mission to capture a 25 foot asteroid, bring it back to orbit near the moon, and then send a team of astronauts in an Orion vessel to study the rock. The announcement was made by Sen Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) at a press conference on Friday. The mission is planned for 2021.
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NASA to Capture Astroid, Bring it to Earth by 2021

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