ScuttleMonkey from the and-you-thought-a-snails-pace-was-slow dept.
cryptocom writes "Space.com is reporting that two scientists at NASA are proposing using a 20-ton spacecraft to pull asteroids off a possible collision course with Earth, using the spacecraft's own gravity as an attractor. This idea would not only be cheaper, but have a much higher chance of success, due to not having to actually land on the asteroid's surface."
I go on working for the same reason a hen goes on laying eggs.
-- H.L. Mencken