NASA has shown how and what is going to catch asteroids





NASA seriously interested in the possibility of capturing asteroids for further study. And in fact, this is one of the most ambitious plans of space agencies in recent years, and perhaps even – of the decade. However, until now, the details of this ambitious project remained only a rumor. NASA has decided to slightly lift the veil of secrecy and shared animated videos that shows how and why it is going to catch the asteroids.

Unfortunately, the agency has not provided detailed information about your plan and technology, which it intends to use for the project, but the general details of the mission are now clear.


To pre-caught and displaced unmanned robotic spacecraft with a special dome asteroid NASA sends space shuttle ” Orion “with the crew. The flight to an asteroid caught a 9-days. When he reached the goal, the astronauts will collect the necessary samples of the asteroid into a container and go back to Earth for further analysis.



An animated video of the mission can be viewed below.

It is worth noting that at this point it’s just a concept intended mission.
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