NASA Wants To Arrange Rocks Around Moon In A Stable Orbit

March 29, 2015 6:33 PM

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The United States government space agency (NASA) has a new very bold mission. It is named ARM and wants to create an orbit around Moon for flying loose rocks with the use of microgravity. The scheme may prevent Earth from a possible disaster of getting hit by one of them.

Mission Named ARM – Asteroid Redirect Mission – will be carried out by launching a spacecraft to a near-Earth asteroid which is big enough to have boulders on the surface. Then, with the help of robotic grapples, the spacecraft will retrieve a rock and place it in a stable orbit around the moon. The...

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