NASA’s Neocam To Watch For Asteroid Strikes

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

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