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Asteroids Hit the Earth More Often Than We Think

On April 22, three former astronauts, Ed Lu, Tom Jones and Bill Anders, will be presenting evidence that asteroids hit the earth far more often than we think—in fact, three to ten times more often than we think, according to … Continue reading

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International Space Agencies Group Formed for Defense of Earth

On Feb. 6 and 7, the European Space Agency will host the first meeting in Darmstadt, Germany of the Space Mission Advisory and Planning Group, which was established as mandated by the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer … Continue reading

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China Concurs “We Need New Technology Development To Detect” and Protect Against Space Objects

China was among the nine nations that put together a team of 59 scientists to study studying the Chelyabinsk object, the 60-foot-wide space rock traveling 43,000 miles per hour—60 times the speed of sound—as it ripped into Earth’s atmosphere above … Continue reading

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