1. European space agency signs deal for asteroid defense mission  Regina Leader-Post
  2. Asteroid pictures: Astronomers snap image of 'EXTREMELY' close encounter  Daily Express
  3. European Space Agency awards $153 million contract for its first planetary defense mission  TechCrunch
  4. ESA’s Ambitious Hera Planetary Defense Mission Awards $153 Million Contract  SciTechDaily
  5. ESA's Hera planetary defense mission signs prime contractor, on course for launch in 2024  NASASpaceflight.com
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DARMSTADT — The European space agency (ESA) signed a deal worth 129 million euros ($154 million) on Tuesday to make a spacecraft for a joint project with NASA…

European space agency signs deal for asteroid defense mission | Regina Leader Post

AN ASTEROID had an 'extremely close' approach with Earth yesterday, and astronomers managed to get a strong look at the passing space rock - even snapping come incredible images of it.AN ASTEROID had an "extremely close" approach with Earth yesterday, and astronomers managed to get a strong look at the passing space rock - even snapping come incredible images of it.

Asteroid pictures: Astronomers snap image of 'EXTREMELY' close encounter | Science | News | Express.co.uk

Today ESA awarded a €129.4 million (US $153.4 million) contract covering the detailed design, manufacturing, and testing of Hera, the Agency’s first mission for planetary defense. This ambitious mission will be Europe’s contribution to an international asteroid deflection effort, set to perform sust

ESA’s Ambitious Hera Planetary Defense Mission Awards $153 Million Contract

ESA’s Ambitious Hera Planetary Defense Mission Awards $153 Million Contract – SciTechDaily

European Space Agency awards $153 million contract for its first planetary defense mission – TechCrunch

The European Space Agency (ESA) has signed a design, manufacturing, and testing contract with OHB…

ESA’s Hera planetary defense mission signs prime contractor, on course for launch in 2024 - NASASpaceFlight.com

Scientists are getting better at spotting inbound, “potentially hazardous” asteroids, with three more measuring over 15 meters in diameter on the way this week. However, asteroid hunters missed a 1,000m space rock just last month.Scientists are getting better at spotting inbound, “potentially hazardous” asteroids, with three more measuring over 15 meters in diameter on the way this week. However, asteroid hunters missed a 1,000m space rock just last month.

Three HUGE asteroids headed towards Earth, after amateur astronomer spots massive space rock our planetary defenses MISSED — RT World News

Asteroid 2014 QJ33 is a near-Earth object (NEO) and is classified as the Apollo asteroid with a peak diameter of 110 metres will have closest fly-by of 2020.Asteroid 2014 QJ33 is a near-Earth object (NEO) and is classified as the Apollo asteroid with a peak diameter of 110 metres will have closest fly-by of 2020.

Asteroid 'bigger than London Bridge' to fly past Earth on Sept 17; all you need to know - Republic World

The European Space Agency on Sept. 15 finalized a contract worth 129.4 million euros ($153.3 million) with German satellite manufacturer OHB to build its Hera asteroid spacecraft with a pan-European consortium. The European Space Agency on Sept. 15 finalized a contract worth 129.4 million euros ($153.3 million) with German satellite manufacturer OHB to build its Hera asteroid spacecraft with a pan-European consortium. 

OHB to build ESA’s Hera asteroid mission - SpaceNews