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NASA to host asteroid initiative workshop - The Galveston County Daily News: Space

October 21, 2016

NASA to host asteroid initiative workshop

Posted: Friday, September 27, 2013 12:15 am

JOHNSON SPACE CENTER — NASA is getting the public involved in the agency’s initiative to lasso an asteroid and bring it closer to Earth for manned exploration and further study.

The agency will host a three-day workshop at the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston to take a closer look at 96 ideas related to the capture and relocation of an asteroid, the threat of near-Earth asteroids and other topics. 

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