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NASA is on the hunt for an asteroid to capture with a robotic spacecraft, redirect to a stable orbit around the moon, and send astronauts to study in the 2020s -- all on the agency's human Path to Mars.

The Asteroid Initiative Opportunities Forum at NASA Headquarters provided status updates from the ongoing Asteroid Redirect Mission concept and extensibility refinement to expand on the Broad Agency Announcement (BAA), which is a follow-on step from the 2013 Request for Information in mission planning activities.

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