Sunday, January 31, 2010

A New Job For The Pentagon?

Asteroid Defense Let's not keep the proposals too long in committee, yeah? NASA/Don Davis

U.S. Scientists Call For The Creation Of An International Asteroid Defense Agency -- Popular Science

Russia's proposal for an Armageddon-style mission to deflect the space rock Apophis seemed bold, but it's not the only one fretting about a catastrophic impact on Earth. The U.S. National Research Council (NRC) released a new report that calls for an international asteroid defense agency that can organize a proper mission to counter possible asteroid threats, New Scientist reports.

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My Comment: If the global warming community can get billions .... why not this agency.

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