NASA reveals new plan to stop asteroids before they hit Earth

Programmer/ June 22, 2018/  Catalina Sky Survey, Asteroids, FEMA, NASA, NASA JPL, NEO, NEOWISE, New Asteroid Alert, New Asteroid Discovered, Pan-STARRS1

Despite what the movies show, deflecting space rocks isn’t something astronauts will do. by Hanneke Weitering / Jun.21.2018 / 4:38 PM ET / Updated Jun.21.2018 / 4:52 PM ET Artistic illustration of an asteroid approaching Earth. Dieter Spannknebel / Getty Images NASA has updated its plans to deflect potentially hazardous Earth-bound asteroids — and none of them involve Bruce Willis. The White House Office of Science and

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Federal Government Releases National Near-Earth Object Preparedness Plan

Programmer/ June 20, 2018/ Asteroids, Minor Planet Center, NASA, NASA JPL, NEO, New Asteroid Alert, New Asteroid Discovered, PHA

A new multiagency report outlines how the U.S. could become better prepared for near-Earth objects—asteroids and comets whose orbits come within 30 million miles of Earth—otherwise known as NEOs. While no known NEOs currently pose significant risks of impact, the report is a key step to addressing a nationwide response to any future risks. This image, taken in 2015, shows

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