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    NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission - SPACE 2013 Video

    SPACE 2013 Video

    NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission


    One of the highlights of SPACE 2013 occurred Wednesday afternoon, 12 September: a panel discussion on “NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission,” which was covered live by NASATV.  This panel provided an overview and status update on NASA’s plan to capture a small asteroid and redirect it to cis-lunar space. The panel was moderated by William H. Gerstenmaier, Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operations, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC. Panelists included Paul Chodas, NASA NEO Program Office, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA; Brian Muirhead, Chief Engineer, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA; James Reuther, Deputy Associate Administrator for Programs, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC; and Steve Stich, Deputy Director of Engineering, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX.