written by josh dinner, on april 25th, 2023

what: US updates asteroid-defense strategy

who: space defense organizations worldwide 

why: to build awareness of and plans to protect from unknown near earth objects 

interesting paragraph: (para 6) “currently, the closest pass of a dangerous neo to earth is expected in 2029, when the 1,100-foot-wide (335 m) asteroid apophis will fly within 19,635 miles (31,600 km) of the planet’s surface.

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