Dozens of engineers, scientists, technical experts and astronauts from NASA, the European and Canadian space agencies, universities and industry will mass in northern Arizona late this month to simulate a human mission to a near-Earth asteroid, the focus of NASA’s 14th annual Desert Research and Technology Studies (RATS) campaign. The two-week campaign centered on the Black Point Lava Flow in the northern elevations of the Grand Canyon state will introduce several new challenges, human ...

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