NASA Launches Mission To Retrieve Ancient Asteroid Dust

As a part of a mission by NASA and the University of Arizona to send a robot to an asteroid to bring back ancient dust, a rocket took off Thursday evening from Cape Canaveral, FL. If everything goes as planned, a minivan-sized robot, moving oh-so-slowly, will lightly graze the asteroid in mid-2018. It’ll inhale somewhere between a few tablespoons and a few pounds of dust and gravel. Read More>>

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