NEOSSat will be the first spacecraft dedicated to identifying potentially dangerous space rocks
By Gregory MonePosted 05.08.2008 at 9:51 am 1 Comment
In 2009, Canada plans to launch a suitcase-sized spacecraft that will be charged with spotting asteroids that could be on a collision course with Earth. There's already a big ground-based program underway. NASA regularly identifies and tracks asteroids, calculating the likelihood that they could at some point run into our pale blue dot.