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Next Launch SMAP on a Delta II 7320 rocket from Vandenberg AFB, CA
scheduled for:
29 Jan 15 14:22:00 GMT
29 Jan 15 6:22:00 PST
29 Jan 15 9:22:00 Eastern

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NEOs: Too Close For Comfort?

Artist’s impression of an asteroid approaching the Earth. Image Credit: Jeff Darling

Be afraid – but not too afraid. It’s true that at some point, if we don’t take steps to prevent it, a big dumb object is going to smash into the Earth so hard that civilization as we know it will be […]