For Asteroid Ideas, NASA Looks to the Crowd

11:49 minutes

In June, NASA asked the public for ideas related to a plan to capture an asteroid and move it into a stable lunar orbit for study. Lori Garver, NASA’s deputy administrator, says the agency received more than 400 ideas relating to tracking, identifying, and exploring asteroids.

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Lori Garver

Lori Garver is a former deputy administrator for NASA in Washington, D.C.

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About Charles Bergquist

As Science Friday’s director, Charles Bergquist channels the chaos of a live production studio into something sounding like a radio program. Favorite topics include planetary sciences, chemistry, materials, and shiny things with blinking lights.