UN Urged to Coordinate Killer Asteroid Defenses

A Threat Is Likely to Be Detected Within the Next 15 Years, Space Researchers Say

The technology to detect and deflect dangerous space rocks already exists — all that’s missing is someone to coordinate its use.

That is the finding of a two-year investigation by the Association of Space Explorers (ASE), an international group of astronauts, cosmonauts, and members of space community. The group unveiled the results of its research at the offices of the Google Foundation in San Francisco Thursday.

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~ by spyaokid on September 27, 2008.

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