NASA Looks To NEOCam To ID Dangerous Asteroids

Credit: NASA
As NASA looks to step up its detection of potentially dangerous Near Earth Objects (NEOs), it is working on a dedicated deep-space observatory first proposed more than a dozen years ago. NEOCam, equipped with infrared optics that include a 50-cm (20 in.) aperture and 4 to 4.5 micron and 6 to 10...
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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