This area will cover relevant news of the threat to the planet from Near Earth Objects (NEOs) including concepts and designs for mitigation. All opinions are those of the author.

12 February 2007

On this day in 2001...NEAR Shoemaker spacecraft touches down on Eros

On February 12, 2001, the NEAR Shoemaker spacecraft touched down in the saddle region of 433 Eros becoming the first spacecraft to land on an asteroid.

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