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Workshop on Scientific Requirements for Mitigation of Hazardous Comets and Asteroids

(Workshop Sponsored by NASA; co-sponsored by Ball Aerospace and Science Applications International Corporation)


Dates: September 3 through 6, 2002
Venue: Hyatt in Arlington, Virginia


Workshop Report

NASA Should Lead More Focused Program to Reduce Threat from Hazardous Asteroids

NASA should be assigned to lead a new research program to better determine the population and physical diversity of near-Earth objects that may collide with our planet, down to a size of 200 meters, according to the final report of a workshop on the scientific requirements for the mitigation of hazardous comets and asteroids. NOAO Press Release 03-03

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