NASA, working in partnership with Planetary Resources, Inc., will offer $35,000 in awards as part of an Asteroid Data Hunter competition intended to improve the detection of near Earth objects that could pose an impact threat or provide future space resources. The contest, which opens March 17 and runs through August, seeks improved algorithms for the identification of asteroids currently sought with ground-based observatories. Current detection efforts are tracking just 1% of the ...

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