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NASA's Plan to Give the Moon a Moon
Wired News

NASA to put a boulder in Moon's orbit during Asteroid Redirect...

The mission would act as the testbed for exploring deep space including Mars as well. DNA, 21 hours ago
NASA's Plan to Give the Moon a Moon Wired News, 4 days ago
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CBC

Scientists find biggest-ever asteroid impact

More than 300 million years after a massive asteroid collided with Earth, scientists have found the planet's
 FOXNews.com4 days ago Largest ever asteroid impact occurred in Australia  India Today4 days ago World News Radio March 26  Special Broadcasting Service4 days ago Huge craters from world's largest asteroid strike discovered  CBC5 days ago
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IOL

Nasa aims to sling rock round moon

Cape Canaveral - A Nasa robot ship will pluck a large boulder off an asteroid and sling it around the moon, becoming an ad hoc destination to prepare for future human missions to Mars, the U.S. space agency said on Wednesday. The so-called ...
 IOL4 days ago Road to Mars begins at an asteroid  Japan Times4 days ago NASA to pluck boulder off asteroid to prepare for Mars voyage  ABC Online4 days ago NASA picks an asteroid rock to pave the road to Mars  Yahoo! Maktoob News4 days ago
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Tasmania Mercury

Deep impact on our back doorstep

Earth shattering ... While the scars of two enormous asteroid impacts have been found in Outback Australia, no trace of their fallout has yet been identified. Source: Thinkstock Source: ThinkStock TWO asteroids, each 10km across, slammed into ...
 Brisbane Courier-Mail6 days ago Outback smashed by asteroids  Herald Sun6 days ago Mystery of Underground Scars in Australian Outback  ABC News6 days ago
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Mashable

NASA wants to grab a chunk of asteroid and move it into the moon's orbit

A NASA graphic showing the mechanism to capture a boulder off an asteroid in the upcoming mission. Image: NASA WASHINGTON — NASA is aiming to launch a rocket to an asteroid in five years and grab a boulder off of it — a stepping stone and ...
 Mashable3 days ago NASA Details Plans to Pluck Rock off Asteroid, Explore It  ABC News4 days ago NASA's asteroid rocket and Japan's camera satellite  MyBroadband.co.za4 days ago NASA Unveils Plan to Grab Chunk of Asteroid to Study in Space  Epoch Times4 days ago
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NASA Mission to Pluck a Boulder off Asteroid

WASHINGTON: US space agency NASA is planning to launch a robotic spacecraft to pick up a boulder about 10 feet in diameter from the surface of an asteroid and relocate it into an orbit around the Moon. The mission was one of two under ...
 New Indian Express3 days ago NASA's stepping stone to Mars  NHK4 days ago
MSN India

NASA Outlines Plans For Asteroid Redirect Mission

NASA, on Wednesday, announced its plans to test new capabilities in the mid-2020s for sending humans on deep-space expeditions, including missions to Mars. The project, called the Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM), is expected to be launched in 2020.
 MSN India3 days ago NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission Could Help Send Humans To Mars And Beyond  Austin American Statesman4 days ago NASA's asteroid mission sets eyes on Mars  Prokerala4 days ago Nasa's Asteroid Redirect Mission Sets Sights on Mars  NDTV4 days ago
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Space News

NASA Selects Boulder Option for Asteroid Redirect Mission

WASHINGTON — NASA has selected an option for its Asteroid Redirection Mission (ARM) where a robotic spacecraft will grab a boulder from the surface of a larger asteroid, agency officials announced March 25. NASA Associate Administrator Robert ...
 Space News4 days ago NASA chooses boulder-grabbing option for asteroid redirect mission  Individual.com4 days ago XINHUA - NASA chooses boulder-grabbing option for asteroid redirect mission  Namibia Press Agency4 days ago
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Massive asteroid 2014-YB35 to fly past Earth today

A massive 1,000 m wide asteroid is likely to fly past Earth on Friday at a speed of over 23,000 mph in space. The rock will reportedly pass at a distance of 2.8 million miles, according to NASA. The distance is 11.7 times further away than the moon. The ...
 Zee News3 days ago 1,000 m wide mammoth asteroid set to skim past Earth on Friday at 23,000 mph  Sify5 days ago
New Scientist

Rock grab from asteroid will aid human mission to Mars

Break me off a piece of that asteroid. On Wednesday, NASA revealed plans to grab a boulder off a nearby asteroid, throw it into orbit around the moon, and then send humans out for a visit. The mission will help us learn more about asteroids and ...
 New Scientist3 days ago
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