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Researchers Test Asteroid Collector In Zero Gravity Conditions

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September 10, 2001
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University Of Arkansas
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A University of Arkansas team will work in zero gravity to test a sample collector for a proposed NASA mission that one day may bring asteroids to Earth from space. The test will be a crucial step in proposing a NASA space mission called HERA that would collect samples from three near-Earth asteroids and return those samples to Earth.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- A University of Arkansas team will work in zero gravity to test a sample collector for a proposed NASA mission that one day may bring asteroids to Earth from space.


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