Discussion in 'Science and Technology' started by ginscpy, Jul 15, 2011.
I am - WTF??????????????????????
That is what hesaid the United States next manned landing should be
Granny says fling it back at dem space aliens dat's been chuckin' dem asteroids at us...
NASA to capture asteroid for astronauts to explore
Sun, Apr 07, 2013 - IN THE BAG: The US space agency says that exploring the asteroid would speed up its mission to put a man on Mars and help develop a way to stop future collisions
I hope this asteroid is at least 100-200 feet wide and this mission moves it into a stable orbit around the earth. Early in earth history the moon was much closer so I believe we could put it maybe midway? (as in 100-150 thousand miles) This way we could have a outpost on this rock.
WISE telescope to be used to find asteroids...
Mothballed NASA telescope may get new life as asteroid hunter
1 Aug.`13 - NASA is considering re-activating a mothballed space telescope to help find asteroids that could be on a collision course with Earth, according to a senior U.S. space agency official.
Ice core data supports ancient space impact idea
1 August 2013 > New data from Greenland ice cores suggest North America may have suffered a large cosmic impact about 12,900 years ago.
Personally, I am thinking more in terms of what elemental resources the asteroids might contain. Far easier and no pollution problems, to mine many elemental resources out there than here on earth.
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