Detecting asteroids, meteors takes on new urgency

There are 2 comments on the USA Today story from Feb 17, 2013, titled Detecting asteroids, meteors takes on new urgency. In it, USA Today reports that:

A meteor-mapping satellite is envisioned that could serve as a space sentry to detect future close encounters and allow scientists to better protect the planet.

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“Geologist [I'm Climate Change]”

Since: Mar 07

formerly Nuneaton

#1 Feb 18, 2013
Nice article.

Good news with this one was timing.

In the Brezhnev era the results would likely have been the Western & Communist states both glowing in the dark.

Have a nice day: Ag
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#2 Feb 18, 2013
Detecting asteroids, meteoroids

<not meteors, too late by then>

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