Thursday, April 11, 2013

NASA - Increasing the Awesome in 2014


The Fiscal Year 2014 budget for NASA was released today (see first video).  You can get more data on NASA's site here.  
The big news?  Researching a mission to first capture and relocate an asteroid!  If all goes well, astronauts could visit the captured asteroid in the early 2020s using NASA's Orion crew capsule and the agency's new Space Launch System heavy lift rocket.
This is finally a clear vision for NASA's future that I've been waiting to hear!  Let's hope the funding is sufficient and we can accomplish these goals!

(top image from here)

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