NASA launches effort to study falling asteroids

June 16, 1998

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NASA launches effort to study falling asteroids

NASA officials say they will spend more than $1 billion over the next 10 years to track and study more than 25,000 asteroids and comets, each more than a half-mile in diameter, which they believe could come close to hitting the Earth.

Full story from the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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