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View Full Version : "Foresight" Wins First Prize in Apophis Asteroid Tagging Competition



Fraser
2008-Feb-27, 04:10 AM
The Near Earth Asteroid (NEO) Apophis is expected to flyby the Earth in 2029. However, this flyby will be more of a "fly-very-close" as the lump of rock will miss the Earth by only a few thousand kilometers. This near-miss isn't worrying scientists too much, but should the asteroid tumble through a 400 meter gravitational [...]

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