NASA shifts focus from mars, begins work on a crazy asteroid mission

March 31, 2015 6:00 AM

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NASA shifts focus from mars, begins work on a crazy asteroid mission

NASA, right now, is focusing more on its new project called the Asteroid Redirect Mission or ARM. It might surprise many, but it’s true that due to this new project the space agency’s Mars mission has taken a backseat. However, the ARM will eventually facilitate things for the manned mission to Mars.

NASA scientists are carrying out its Asteroid Redirect Mission for grabbing a boulder from an asteroid adjacent to our planet and placing it onto a stable orbit surrounding the moon to allow exploration by astronauts.

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