Land Mine Sweeper that Blows in the Wind

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Land Mine Sweeper that Blows in the Wind

. Annnnd hello and welcome to this week. Nearing. To you by engineering.. Asteroid polling to lunar orbit. Researchers from the Keck institute for space studies say that NASA is considering plans to send a robotic spacecraft to a small 7 meter asteroid catch it in a bag and pull it into orbit around the moon the spacecraft will be launched on an atlas 5 rocket but once in space it would be slow moving and propelled by solar heated ions. Such a project would make a manned mission to the asteroid much safer and easier especially if NASA follow through with the previous idea of putting a manned space station at la Grange 0.2 on the other side of the moon asteroids could one day be mined for minerals or for rocket fuels for other space missions. The 2.$6000000000 mission would fly for 6 to 10 years and could be completed by 2030. Spike to space Rovers researchers from state ...

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