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NASA Expands Search To Include Small Asteroids

NASA Expands Search To Include Small Asteroids

NASA Expands Search To Include Small Asteroids

A panel of experts working at NASA’s request has recommended a bold new search for potentially dangerous asteroids, including smaller objects that could cause regional damage in an Earth impact. The price tag: At least $236 million.

The recommendation for a search effort far more expensive than the existing asteroid detection program, appears to have strong support among asteroid experts.