NASA Asteroid Defenses Get A Budget Bump

Credit: New Horizons: NASA/JHUAPL
HOUSTON—Planetary defenses, overshadowed perhaps by an enthusiasm over a U.S. human return to the moon, are nonetheless riding the lunar coattail within NASA’s proposed 2019 budget for planetary sciences. Indeed, planetary defense appears likely to be the focus of a late 2022 mission to demonstrate...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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