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14 December 2005

NASA Administrator Mentions Planetary Defense in Speech

NASA Administrator Michael Griffin:
"...And I'm also very intrigued by Ed Lu and Rusty Schweickart's ideas about nudging large near-Earth asteroids before they can pose a threat to humanity. We will most certainly continue our work to discover large asteroids close to the Earth."

Sorce: Science and Exploration; Speech by Michael Griffin to the American Geophysical Union," 07 December 2005.


Link: NASA

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