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9 in 10 potentially dangerous asteroids not yet identified by NASA

Rocks among the stars

Irene Klotz NASA won't meet a Congressionally ordered goal to find 90 per cent of nearby and potentially dangerous asteroids larger than 460 feet (140 metres) in diameter, the agency's Inspector General has said. The shortfall comes despite a ... Indian Express, 1 day ago

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Asteroids: between a rock and a hard place

There have been recent near misses an explosion over Russia, a mysterious crater in Nicaragua. If you've ever stopped to peer with suspicion at the sky, wondering how that would go, a mammoth piece of space rock on its way in to bring ruin, the last ...
 Austin American Statesman1 day ago Asteroids between a rock and a hard place  Big News Network1 day ago

NASA asteroid defense falls short: audit

AFP WASHINGTON--The U.S. space agency's program to detect and protect the Earth from incoming asteroids is poorly managed and far behind schedule, said a government audit report on Monday. Just one million of the program's US$40 million annual ...
 China Post5 days ago Nasa's Asteroid Defence System Far Behind Schedule: Audit  NDTV5 days ago Audit Finds NASA Asteroid Search Program Needs More Structure  Space News6 days ago NASA asteroid defence program falls short: audit  Business Standard6 days ago

NASA May not meet Its Target of Finding Potentially Hazardous Asteroids By 2020: Report

A report by NASA reveals that a project that was started with the aim to identify the potentially hazardous asteroids before they hit the earth will not be able to meet its set target of finding almost 90% of these objects by 2020. 'NASA's ...
 French Tribune4 days ago NASA will 'fail to find 90pc of potentially dangerous asteroids' by 2020  Business Standard5 days ago The agency has identified only about 10 percent of all asteroids 140 meters and larger.  Radio Pakistan5 days ago NASA will fail to find 90pc of potentially dangerous asteroids by 2020  Big News Network5 days ago
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Asteroid That Killed Dinosaurs Are Responsible For A Greener Earth

A ten-kilometre wide asteroid had smashed into the Yucatan peninsular off Mexico REUTERS According to the Daily Mail, a new discovery claimed that the incident was a turning point for the plants that are currently dominating vegetation. It is ...
 International Business Times Australia2 days ago Asteroid attacks significantly altered ancient Earth  Zee News2 weeks ago Giant asteroids` `smashing impact` helped evolution on Earth  Zee News1 month ago Asteroid impacts significantly altered ancient Earth  Science Daily1 month ago

Orion a step closer to deep space; NASA practices pulling it from sea

You have built a multibillion-dollar spaceship that will one day take humans to asteroids and Mars. You have big plans to send it up 3,600 miles into orbit, or about 15 times farther than the International Space Station. Now, comes the hard part: ...
 Los Angeles Times3 days ago Future spacesuits could act like protective second skin  MIS Asia2 days ago

Armageddon vs Deep Impact: Astronomer Picks Holes In Blockbuster Science

An asteroid about to slam into Paris in Armageddon(Buena Vista Pictures) In 1998, two Hollywood blockbusters threw immense asteroids at Earth and showed us what might happen. Both Armageddon and Deep Impact see humanity attempt to alter the path ...
 International Business Times UK4 days ago Asteroid Science: How 'Armageddon' Got It Wrong  LiveScience.com5 days ago

NASA Inspector General lobs big rocks at agency's asteroid hunting program

Lack of money, management structure and staff are hampering NASA's ability to effectively identify and track comets, meteorites and asteroids that might threaten Earth. The space agency's Inspector General, Paul Martin, issued a scathing report ...
 NetworkWorld4 days ago

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 UK4 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.com5 days ago
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