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Saturday, June 30, 2012

News: Solar-Powered Laser Spacecraft Could Prevent Apophis Hitting ...

Technology Review has an article mentioning: "... this 46 million tonne object away? Last year, we looked at a Chinese plan to deflect the asteroid by smashing a spacecraft into it using a solar sail. Today, Massimiliano Vasile and Christie Maddock at the University of Strathclyde in Scotland reveal a plan to blast the asteroid with solar powered ..."

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