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Were the report today is wednesday jen were 13th 26 nasa his formalised its ongoing programme for detecting and trapping nearer objects corneas as the planetary defence coordination office the office remains within monetary science division in the agency's science mission directorate in washington the office holding responsible for supervision of all nasa funded projects he's fine in characterize asked with comments that pass near earth orbit around the sun it will also take a leading role in coordinating inter agency in intergovernmental efforts in response to any potential impact threats more than thirteen thousand five hundred nearer objects of all sizes have been discovered tonight more than 95 percent of them since nasa funded surveys began in 1998 about 1500 meals are now detected each year quote asteroid detection tracking in defence of our planet is something that nasa it's interagency partners and the global community take very seriously unquote said john grunsfeld associate administrator for nasa science mission directorate in washington quote father arnaud known impacts threats at this time the 2013 chelyabinsk super far ball and the recent helming asteroid close approach remind us of why we need to remain vigilant and keep our eyes to the scott unquote nasser's longterm monetary defence goals include developing technology and techniques were deflecting or redirecting objects that are determined to the on an impact course with her masses asteroid redirect mission concept would demonstrate the effectiveness of the gravity tractor method of monitored since using the mass of another object to pull in asteroid slightly from its original order passed the joint nassan european space agency asteroid impact and deflection assessment mission concept if pursued with demonstrate an impact clutch method of monetary sense even his intervention is not possible nasa would provide expert input to fema about impact calming location and associates to inform emergency response operations intern seena would handle the preparations and response planning related to the consequences of atmospheric entry or impact the us communities the recently passed through budget for fiscal year twenty seen includes fifty million dollars per knee alterations and monitored hints representing a more than tenfold increase since the.

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