NASA considering manned mission to asteroid

Space.com:

NASA is appraising a human mission to a near-Earth asteroid—gauging the scientific merit of the endeavor while testing out spacecraft gear, as well as mastering techniques that could prove useful if a space rock ever took aim for our planet.

It’s official: NASA takes their cues from bad Bruce Willis movies.

I guess we should look on the bright side though, maybe next they’ll start to work on that gun from The Fifth Element.

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