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search for the armageddon rocks—state of play

“ The survey officially started in 1998 and to date more than 700 objects of an estimated population of about 1,100 have been discovered, so the effort is now believed to be over 70 percent complete and well on the way to meeting its objective by 2008," NASA's Lindley Johnson told the hearing.”

“A single satellite orbiting the Sun just inside the Earth's orbit could find 90 percent of all near-Earth objects 100 meters (330 feet) or more in diameter within 10 years, Griffin said. It would cost about $300 million and could be ready within five years, Griffin said.”

08.04.2004

 


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