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NASA Attempting To Develop Tractor Beam

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

In a case of life imitating art, NASA is trying to develop a tractor beam.

Researchers at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center have received funding for a project to see if lasers can be used to capture stardust. The tests will be conducted on robotic space missions.