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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12809

12 October 2021
Contents Publication in full By article 22 / 28
NEWS BRIEFS / Space
ESA launches NEOCC to track most threatening asteroids
11/10/2021 (Agence Europe)

11/10/2021 (Agence Europe)The European Space Agency (ESA) announced on Monday 11 October the opening of a new office, the Near-Earth Object Coordination Center (NEOCC), which replaces ESRIN, the European Space Research Institute, in Frascati. One of the Centre’s roles is to classify any asteroid with a greater than zero chance of colliding with the Earth and to gather all available observations to determine the precise orbit of each potentially dangerous object. This follows the...

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