07 January 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 07JAN2017

Risk of catastrophic asteroid impact 'real' – White House
The US government has proposed an increased global effort to locate 300,000 or so Earth-impact risks and prepare for potential future meteor ...

NEO Asteroids Close Approaches JAN 2017
Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News
Posted: 05 Jan 2017 04:42 AM PST
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NASA's NEOWISE Mission Spies One Comet, Maybe Two
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
December 29, 2016
NASA's NEOWISE mission has recently discovered some celestial objects
traveling through our neighborhood, including one on the blurry line between
asteroid and comet. Another--definitely a comet----might be seen with binoculars
through next week....

NASA Selects Two Missions to Explore the Early Solar System
NASA/JPL January 4, 2017
NASA has selected two missions that have the potential to open new windows on one of the earliest eras in the history of our solar system - a time less than 10 million years after the birth of our sun. The missions, known as Lucy and Psyche, were chosen from five finalists and will proceed to mission formulation, with the goal of launching in 2021 and 2023, respectively....

2017 The FOURTH Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™ / Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

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