NASA recycles spacecraft to search for asteroids

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Posted: Wednesday, August 21, 2013 12:00 am

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - A NASA spacecraft currently in hibernation will be restarted to search for asteroids that astronauts could potentially explore.

The space agency said Wednesday it will awaken the Wise spacecraft next month to begin its new three-year mission to hunt for space rocks at an annual cost of about $5 million.

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