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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

NASA Asteroid Redirect Mission concept

Filed under asteroid 25143 Itokawa, future technology, human spaceflight

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In this video, the Asteroid Redirect Mission spacecraft visits a large asteroid and retrieves a 3-meter boulder from the surface. The asteroid depicted in this video, Itokawa, is no longer the leading candidate for the mission.

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