For Asteroid Ideas, NASA Looks to the Crowd

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In June, NASA asked the public for ideas related to a plan to capture an asteroid and move it into a stable lunar orbit for study. Lori Garver, NASA's deputy administrator, says the agency received more than 400 ideas relating to tracking, identifying, and exploring asteroids.



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