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ESA Asteroid Deflection Missions Underway
2013-01-15 18:17:23

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online One mission aims to take a Bruce Willis approach in the movie Armageddon, by deflecting any future asteroids that might be headed towards Earth. The European Space Agency is looking for research ideas to help guide the development of an asteroid deflection mission study. ESA is asking for concepts based on both ground- and space-based investigations that could improve the understanding of the physics of very high-speed...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.