NASA scientist: Slamming used asteroid into moon 'makes sense'

October 2, 2013 5:04 AM

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NASA scientist: Slamming used asteroid into moon 'makes sense'

When we're done studying an abducted asteroid, one way to get rid of it could be to have it lose at a game of chicken with our largest satellite.

NASA has its eyes on lassoing and then studying a captive orbiting asteroid, but what happens to such a space rock when the space agency is all done with it?

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