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NASA offering USD 6mn to help solve questions regarding asteroid capture mission

ANI | Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 12:29

Washington: NASA has now offered 6 million dollars to help them solve questions regarding their asteroid capture mission , which they plan to execute in 2019 or 2020.

There are five areas where NASA`s seeking external help, out of which the most crucial is asteroid capturing system itself, the Verge reported.
The robotic ship, under current plans, is going to be using an inflatable bag to capture the asteroid, which would be about four to ten meters in diameter.
The space agency is also accepting proposals regarding suite of sensors designed for the mission, as well as how to repurpose existing vehicles for the space mission.

First Published: Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 12:29
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