NASA To Capture Asteroid, Drag It Back To Earth
Eyeing a launch date in 2019, NASA plans to send a robotic vehicle into space that will capture an asteroid using a “baggie with a drawstring” mechanism, then pull the space rock back near Earth, allowing for close study by a later manned mission. What do you think?
“If I don’t live to 2019, I’m glad I have the chance now to say this is stupid.”
Hugh Muir –
“Imagine that. You fly around for 4 billion years and one day someone puts you in a bag.”
Trina Flores –
“Oh, so it’s fine when NASA does something like this, but I wind up on a sex offender registry.”
Dick Gibbon –