NASA Finds Fewer Near-Earth Asteroids Than Previously Thought

The Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) telescope created by NASA has shown that the number of medium-sized asteroids near earth is much lower than previously anticipated. The telescope has also managed to find over 90% of the largest, most important asteroids near the planet. NASA agreed to meet this goal in 1998. New information shows […]

NASA Spacecraft Completes Asteroid, Comet Search

The NEOWISE mission from the space agency NASA has finished its comprehensive survey of asteroids, comets and small galactic bodies in Earths solar system. Objects that were previously unknown that were discovered by the mission include a belt of asteroids numbering more than 33,000 strong between Jupiter and Mars, 134 near Earth objects and 20 […]

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