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Mission Press Releases

  • Laboratory helps forecast frequency of giant meteors
    Los Alamos National Laboratory - Friday, November 22, 2002
    Posted on: 11/22/2002 1:59:46 PM PDT

  • Satellite Study Establishes Frequency of Megaton-sized Asteroid Impacts
    University of Western Ontario - Wednesday, November 20, 2002
    Posted on: 11/20/2002 8:11:43 PM PDT

  • First UK Impact Layer Discovered
    Near Earth Object Information Centre - Sunday, November 17, 2002
    Posted on: 11/17/2002 3:28:29 PM PDT

  • Scientists Studying Two Big Craters on Earth Find Two Causes
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Monday, October 28, 2002
    Posted on: 10/28/2002 9:02:21 AM PDT

  • Earth Playing Cosmic Roulette With Asteroids
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Thursday, October 3, 2002
    Posted on: 10/3/2002 1:47:49 PM PDT

  • Avoiding the Fate of the Dinosaurs
    European Space Agency - Wednesday, September 25, 2002
    Posted on: 9/25/2002 8:17:22 AM PDT

  • New Clues in the Continuing Detective Story of J002E3
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Friday, September 20, 2002
    Posted on: 9/20/2002 11:27:01 AM PDT

  • Rings around the Earth: A clue to climate change?
    Sandia National Laboratories - Thursday, September 12, 2002
    Posted on: 9/12/2002 6:05:56 PM PDT

  • Near-Earth objects pose threat, general says
    Air Force Space Command News Service - Friday, September 6, 2002
    Posted on: 9/8/2002 5:46:47 PM PDT

  • NASA Scientists Determined to Unearth origin of the Iturralde Crater
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Wednesday, September 4, 2002
    Posted on: 9/4/2002 9:43:04 AM PDT

  • Earth Suffered Pulses of Misery in Global Wildfires 65 Million Years Ago
    University of Arizona - Tuesday, September 3, 2002
    Posted on: 9/3/2002 12:38:08 PM PDT

  • Evidence of massive, ancient meteor strike published in Science
    Louisiana State University - Friday, August 23, 2002
    Posted on: 8/23/2002 8:32:57 AM PDT

  • Tunguska - making an impact at the London 'Catastrophes' conference
    Brunel University - Saturday, August 17, 2002
    Posted on: 8/17/2002 9:11:03 AM PDT

  • First evidence for early meteorite bombardment of Earth
    University of Queensland - Friday, July 26, 2002
    Posted on: 7/26/2002 10:46:08 AM PDT

  • Speech by Gen. Simon Worden: "Military Perspectives on the Near-Earth Object (NEO) Threat"
    United States Space Command - Monday, July 15, 2002
    Posted on: 7/15/2002 8:37:19 PM PDT

  • French Advances in Sceince and Technology: Issue #347 Unfriendly Skies (Asteroid monitoring)
    French Advances in Science and Technology - Tuesday, July 2, 2002
    Posted on: 7/2/2002 6:48:36 PM PDT

  • Asteroid 2002MN gives Earth its closest shave in years
    Near Earth Object Information Centre - Thursday, June 20, 2002
    Posted on: 6/20/2002 6:13:07 PM PDT

  • New wave supercomputers catch big waves
    Los Alamos National Laboratory - Wednesday, June 5, 2002
    Posted on: 6/5/2002 9:06:52 PM PDT

  • The rise of the giant jurassic dinosaurs linked to explosive extraterrestrial collision
    Columbia University - Thursday, May 16, 2002
    Posted on: 5/16/2002 6:50:28 PM PDT

  • Workshop on "Global Scale Diasters" Explores Human Consequences of Asteroid and Comet Threat
    University of California-Davis - Thursday, May 16, 2002
    Posted on: 5/16/2002 6:06:06 PM PDT

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