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Submission + - NASA Considers Putting an Asteroid Into Orbit Around the Moon (gizmag.com)

Zothecula writes: To paraphrase an old saying, if the astronaut can’t go to the asteroid, then the asteroid must come to the astronaut. In a study released by the Keck Institute for Space Studies, researchers outlined a mission to tow an asteroid into lunar orbit by 2025 using ion propulsion and a really big bag. The idea is to bring an asteroid close to Earth for easy study and visits by astronauts without the hazards and expense of a deep space mission.
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NASA Considers Putting an Asteroid Into Orbit Around the Moon

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