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Nasa Classifying Only 10pc of Potentially Dangerous Asteroids

Nasa's tracking of near-earth objects has come in for criticism from its inspector general.REUTERS/ESA 2010 Nasa's heavily funded tracking programme has just a 10% chance of detecting potentially dangerous near-earth objects. The agency however is ... International Business Times UK, 4 days ago

Meteor impact 'reset plant species'

Press Association Around 66 million years ago, a 10-kilometre wide asteroid smashed into the ocean off Mexico's Yucatan peninsular. It left a crater 150 kilometres across. This particular space rock's biggest claim to fame was wiping out the ...
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland4 days ago Dinosaur-killing meteorite remade plant kingdom, too  Mother Nature Network4 days ago Dino Killer Shaped Earth's Plant Life  Popular Mechanics4 days ago Dino-Killing Impact Remade Plant Kingdom, Too  LiveScience.com4 days ago
Bloomberg View

Asteroid-mining race starts with few laws in place

SHANGHAI If Titanic director James Cameron were to dig up a giant gold nugget on an asteroid, would it be his to take back to Earth and sell? U.S. and international law are just a bit unclear on this point, and as a result two members of Congress ...
 Japan Times1 week ago The Asteroid-Mining Race Begins  Bloomberg View1 week ago

Stunning photos show asteroid the size of a HOUSE skim past Earth

 Scottish Daily Express1 week ago Asteroids are Coming; Are We Prepared?  Blogcritics.org1 week ago 'Close call' with asteroid raises concerns  San Francisco Chronicle1 week ago House-sized asteroid 2014 RC passes close to Earth  India Today1 week ago

NASA Inspector Has Harsh Words for Asteroid Program

NASA's Near Earth Objects program isn't doing its job too well, according to the agency's inspector general. The asteroid protection program is supposed to identify
 Big News Network1 day ago NASA asteroid program blasted  Big News Network4 days ago NASA Inspector Blasts Asteroid Protection Program  ABC News5 days ago How NASA is failing us all days ago

Extra funds, no progress: NASA watchdog slams asteroid-tracking program

06:01 Reuters / NASA NASA's internal watchdog has criticized the agency for its lackluster management of a program intended to identify and monitor asteroids that could be potentially dangerous to Earth. In a report on the space ...
 Russia Today5 days ago NASAs Watchdog Criticizes Asteroid Research Program  Big News Network5 days ago Extra funds no progress NASA watchdog slams asteroid-tracking program  Big News Network5 days ago
Red Orbit

ESA's bug-eyed "fly-eye" telescope to watch for Earth-threatening asteroids

One aggravating property of the housefly is that swatting one is harder than it looks. One of the reasons for this is flies have eyes designed for avoiding such a day-ruining event by detecting motion over a wide field of vision. Since asteroids ...
 Gizmag1 week ago Bug-eyed telescope to search for killer asteroids  Prague Post1 week ago ESA's bug-eyed telescope to spot risky asteroids  European Space Agency1 week ago ESA's Fly-eyed Telescope To Spot Risky Asteroids  Red Orbit1 week ago

Obama Finds An ISIS Strategy While Congress... Privatizes Asteroids? Really?

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a televised address at the White House. Photographer: Saul Loeb/Pool via Bloomberg | Bloomberg via So, that happened: Fresh off polls indicating that a majority of Americans now believe that the ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago

Mysterious tomb promises new find

A MYSTERIOUS boom that left a 12 metre crater in the earth could be related to an asteroid passing the earth on Saturday,
 Big News Network1 week ago Managua explosion not linked to asteroid, NASA suggests  Arizona Daily Star1 week ago Paint May Pack an Asteroid Punch  PaintSquare1 week ago Newly Discovered Asteroid Narrowly Misses Earth  ABC News1 week ago

The Asteroid Mining Act

Professor Reynolds supports
 Transterrestrial Musings5 days ago Hearing Raises Questions About Asteroid Mining Bill  Space News1 week ago ​US drafts new asteroid mining bill week ago
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