Space Launch System
NASA's 2014 budget request includes $105 million to kick-start the agency's asteroid capture mission.
NASA's 2014 budget request would fund the agency below 2012 levels, at about $17.7 billion.
The money should jump-start an ambitious program to send astronauts to a space rock in 2021.
Under President Barack Obama, NASA is following a bold mission to send astronauts to an asteroid, and then to Mars.
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