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Asteroid Retrieval Mission Study


Tape 1: Lewis, J.; Brophy, J.; Yeomans, D.; Wilcox, B.; Landau, D.; Tantardini, M.

Tape 2: Allor, B.; Jones, T.

This workshop was conducted to investigate the feasibility of finding, characterizing, robotically capturing, and returning an entire Near Earth Asteroid (NEA) to the vicinity of the Earth for scientific investigation, evaluation of its resource potential, determination of its internal structure and other aspects important for planetary defense activities, and to serve as a possible testbed for human operations at an asteroid.

A workshop.

ID: 2011-00062

Creation Sep. 27, 2011

MEDIUM: Video; FORMAT: DVCAM (Edited Master); QUANTITY: 2 (of 2)

Topics: Astrophysics

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