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Concept image of an astronaut exploring an asteroid.
Asteroid Redirect Vehicle with Capture Bag and EVA

This concept image shows an astronaut preparing to take samples from the captured asteroid after it has been relocated to a stable orbit in the Earth-moon system. Hundreds of rings are affixed to the asteroid capture bag, helping the astronaut carefully navigate the surface.

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