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Small Canadian telescope to hunt for near-Earth astroids

Little telescope to hunt big game: hard-to-see near-Earth asteroids (via The Christian Science Monitor) Efforts to discover near-Earth asteroids – including those that are potentially hazardous – received a potential boost Monday with the launch of the Canadian Space Agency’s Near Earth Object Surveillance Satellite (NEOSSat). Housed in a spacecraft…

‘Near Earth Object Surveillance Satellite’ to hunt for potentially hazardous asteroids

Efforts to discover near-Earth asteroids – including those that are potentially hazardous – received a potential boost Monday with the launch of the Canadian Space Agency’s Near Earth Object Surveillance Satellite (NEOSSat). Housed in a spacecraft the size of a large suitcase, the space telescope…  …

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