Planetary Radio: Space Exploration, Astronomy and Science

Space Policy Edition #4: Near Earth Asteroids—Why we go, how we find them, and maybe mine them

Planetary Radio: Space Exploration, Astronomy and Science

In honor of OSIRIS-REx—NASA’s newest asteroid mission—we explore the policy and history of near-Earth Objects: why NASA explores them, how the government plans to find and defending the planet, and the how policy can keep up with ambitious plans to mine asteroids.

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