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Fraser
2018-Dec-13, 06:50 PM
The ESA's NELIOTA project is busy monitoring the dark side of the Moon for impact flashes, which could tell us more about the risk of asteroids hitting Earth.
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schlaugh
2018-Dec-13, 07:33 PM
It'd be interesting to capture the data from a probe orbiting the moon at sufficient height above the lunar surface to image the full disk. But I'm not sure if the "bang for the buck" equation would be satisfied when compared to capturing and managing Earth-based observations.