NASA reveals new plan to stop asteroids before they hit Earth

NASA reveals new plan to stop asteroids before they hit Earth

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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…

Federal Government Releases National Near-Earth Object Preparedness Plan

Federal Government Releases National Near-Earth Object Preparedness Plan

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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…

FlyByAsteroids.com » 3 New Asteroids Discovered

FlyByAsteroids.com » 3 New Asteroids Discovered

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Only 2018 MJ is within 5.0 Lunar Distance range. Asteroid 2018 LT6 is currently 11.58 lunar distance away. The close approach date is 2018-Jul-01 Orbital diagram can be found here NASA JPL Small-Body Database Browser Asteroid 2018 MK is currently 7.49 lunar distance away….