PBS NewsHour

Still Aims High in Asteroid Capture Mission Despite Budget

Clip: 08/19/2013 | 7m 4s

The U.S. has explored space with telescopes, robotic rovers and its shuttle. Now facing budget cuts and reduced resources, NASA has had to reassess its ambitions while heeding the call for new discovery. Judy Woodruff talks to Joel Achenbach of the Washington Post about a new program that aims to capture a small asteroid.

Aired: 08/19/13

Rating: NR

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