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Asteroid Deflection Mission Just Moved into the Final Design and Assembly Phase

September 12, 2018

Within near-Earth space, there are over 18,000 asteroids whose orbit occasionally brings them close to Earth. Over the…
Report Confirms Scientific Benefits of NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission

November 17, 2016

A new report provides expert findings from a special action team on how elements of the Asteroid Redirect…
New Report Addresses Limiting Interplanetary Contamination During Human Missions

November 3, 2016

Future astronauts may return to Earth with fragments from the depths of deep space to unlock secrets of…
NASA Asteroid Redirect Mission Completes Design Milestone

August 16, 2016

Following a key program review, NASA approved the Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM) to proceed to the next phase…
Strengthening Our Space Technology Future: Snapshots of Success

January 9, 2016

NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD) checked off a number of key accomplishments in 2015. These advancements pushed…
Boulder Extraction and Robotic Arm Mechanisms For NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission Start Rigorous Testing

October 28, 2015

Rigorous testing has begun on the advanced robotic arm and boulder extraction mechanisms that are key components of…
NASA Calls for American Industry Ideas on ARM Spacecraft Development

October 23, 2015

NASA, through its Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, has issued a call to American industry for…
NASA Releases Plan Outlining Next Steps in the Journey to Mars

October 9, 2015

NASA is leading our nation and the world on a journey to Mars, and Thursday the agency released…
NASA Seeks Additional Information for Asteroid Redirect Mission Spacecraft

May 19, 2015

NASA has issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking ideas from American companies for a spacecraft design that…
NASA Announces Next Steps on Journey to Mars: Progress on Asteroid Initiative

March 26, 2015

NASA Wednesday announced more details in its plan for its Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM), which in the mid-2020s will…
3 Questions: Richard Binzel on NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission

October 30, 2014

By the end of this decade, NASA hopes to lasso a space rock: The space agency is actively…
How to Grip an Asteroid

October 21, 2014

For someone like Edward Fouad, a junior at Caltech who has always been interested in robotics and mechanical…
NASA Identifying Candidate Asteroids for Redirect Mission

September 10, 2014

NASA is on the hunt to add potential candidate target asteroids for the agency’s Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM).…
NASA Announces Latest Progress, Upcoming Milestones in Hunt for Asteroids

June 20, 2014

NASA is on the hunt for an asteroid to capture with a robotic spacecraft, redirect to a stable…
NASA Opens Doors For Asteroid Capture Ideas, Offering $6M For Possible Future Missions

March 26, 2014

Got some ideas about how to snag an asteroid? NASA has just announced $6 million in opportunities for…
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