NASA plans to capture asteriod, crowdsource ideas

WASHINGTON – NASA is hosting a live forum Tuesday morning to share their plans to capture an asteroid, in addition to other asteroid-related topics.

The event, called Asteroid Initiative Industry & Partner Day, starts at 9:30 a.m. and lasts until 11:30 a.m. The event is open to the public, but it requires pre-registration. It will be streamed live on the Internet.

NASA officials will update the media, public and industry representatives on NASA’s Asteroid Initiative. NASA is also planning on providing details on how the public can send ideas to them.

See the live stream below:

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Greg Redfern, space contributor for WTOP

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