NASA considers plan to capture an asteroid and turn it into a space station

The White House's Office of Science and Technology is currently mulling over a proposal from Caltech scientists that describes a plan to capture a near-Earth asteroid and bring it into the moon's orbit. If approved, the $2.6 billion plan would see the development of a robotic spacecraft that would transport a 500-ton… »1/07/13 11:00am1/07/13 11:00am