All of the things I love here on the ground and up in into outer space.
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