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Deflecting Near-Earth Space Hazards

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Deflecting Near-Earth Space Hazards

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Deflecting Near-Earth Space Hazards

Deflecting Near-Earth Space Hazards

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We look at a new NASA probe on a deliberate collision course with a comet, and at efforts to protect planet Earth against other space-borne threats.

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Donald Yeomans, co-investigator, Deep Impact Mission Head, Near Earth Object Office, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasedena, Calif.