Study Presentations, Papers and Media
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Asteroid Return Mission Study
Presentations, Papers and Media

Study Final Report (April 2, 2012)
NOTE: This study was sponsored by the Keck Institute for Space Studies which is funded by a grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation, a private foundation that supports pioneering discoveries in science, engineering and medical research.


D. Landau,
J. Dankanich,

"Trajectories to nab a NEA (Near-Earth Asteroid)". NASA/Caltech-JPL and NASA/GRC, 4 February 2013, AAS 13-409



Media associated with the study:

For questions contact: Fred Culcik, John Brophy, Louis Friedman or Michele Judd



Illustration of an Asteroid Return Mission developed in the 2011/2012 Asteroid Return Mission Study Program.

KISS Asteroid Illustration

Image credit: Rick Sternbach / Keck Institute for Space Studies.