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Space exploration - A manned Asteroid Lander spacecraft on the surface of an asteroid; Near Earth Objects; NEOs; near-Earth asteroids; planetesimals; planetoids - Space Art Illustration
 

Asteroid Lander with EVA ramp deployed

This manned Asteroid Lander includes a hatch permitting explorers (in space suits) to exit the lander and explore the asteroid's airless, lunar-like surface. Given that the surface gravity is so low, in lieu of a ladder a simple ramp is deployed to assist the explorers with exiting and entering the lander.

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