today +NASA announces the first ever human mission to an asteroid. Before today +NASA never hasn't made any official announcements. However, some anonymous White House official have both made public America’s plans for its next phase of human space exploration. The ambitious proposal calls for a spacecraft to capture a small asteroid in incoming years. The project is also to bring it near the Moon. Astronauts would then explore the asteroid in the following year after its capture.
This great announcement has been done by Charles Frank Bolden, the current Administrator of NASA