NASA Will Train to Defend Earth From Asteroid Impact

28/04/2019 10:27

For years, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and other organisations have been scanning the skies for asteroids and comets travelling close to Earth, studying the possible hazards that such objects might entail. During special drills, they are now set to exercise what to do if the worst-case scenario becomes reality.

NASA tests return capsule for next-generation orion manned spacecraft

18/07/2017 14:22

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the US Coast Guard in this week has tested out the experimental Orion spacecraft’s return capsule by landing it in the Gulf of Mexico. The Orion is meant to be a modular spacecraft for use in missions as diverse as asteroid redirection and building settlements in Mars’ orbit.