NASA'S Real-Life Armageddon: Obama Budget Funds Capture of Asteroid

In its latest venture, NASA is taking a page from the script of a Bruce Willis blockbuster. The White House is looking to turn science fiction into science fact. In the 1998 box-office hit "Armageddon" a group of oil drillers are hired by NASA to stop an asteroid the size of Texas from hitting Earth. Buried in President Obama's new budget plan released on Wednesday is $105 million to identify a small asteroid, capture it, and relocate it near the moon, according to an official familiar with...Full Story
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