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NASA invites public to send names on 2016`s asteroid mission

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 12:18

NASA is inviting people to submit their names to be etched on a microchip aboard a spacecraft headed towards the asteroid Bennu in 2016.

NASA releases new imagery of asteroid mission

Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013, 18:18

NASA has released new photos and video animations depicting the agency`s planned mission to find, capture, redirect, and study a near-Earth asteroid.

NASA`s asteroid mission passes confirmation review

Last Updated: Friday, May 17, 2013, 14:04

The Origins-Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx), the NASA`s first mission to sample an asteroid, passed a confirmation review Wednesday called Key Decision Point (KDP)-C.

NASA trains astronauts `for asteroid mission`

Last Updated: Sunday, May 13, 2012, 15:19

NASA is reportedly training a team of astronauts for a mission to land on an asteroid by the end of the next decade.

NASA plans most ambitious mission - to asteroids

Last Updated: Monday, July 25, 2011, 23:45

NASA will somehow have to accomplish its most ambitious mission - landing on an asteriod within 15 years, after a presidential directive.