|Subscribe NowLogin
Ground News Logo
Jan 17, 2021SUBSCRIBE NOW

European space agency signs deal for asteroid defence mission

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 looking at how to deflect an asteroid heading for Earth. NASA is due to launch a spacecraft in June 2021 set on a collision course with the Dimorphos asteroid to test whether it would be possible to nudge objects that might be threatening Earth onto a safer path.
European space agency signs deal for asteroid defence mission
4 months ago|Paris, Île-de- France, FR

BIAS DISTRIBUTION

9 news sources reported on this3 lean left, 3 are center
L 43%
C 43%
14%
Meduza
Yahoo News
Sydney Morning Herald
Reuters
South China Morning Post
WION
Daily Express
European space agency signs deal for asteroid defence mission

European space agency signs deal for asteroid defence mission

4 months ago|Paris, France

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 looking at how to deflect an asteroid heading for Earth. NASA is due to launch a spacecraft in June 2021 set on a collision course with the Dimorphos asteroid to test whether it would be possible to nudge objects that might be threatening Earth onto a safer path.

Coverage analysis

9 news sources reported on this3 lean left, 3 are center
L 43%
C 43%
14%
Far Left
Left
Lean Left
Center
Lean Right
Right
Far Right
+1
+2
+3
+1
This report's coverage is more Left.  Share it to spread the word.

Full Coverage

ARTICLES

Articles

Filters
Hide Duplicates
Sort by
TOPICS
SIMILAR STORIES
DETAILS
Total News Sources9Leaning Left3 sourcesLeaning Right1 sourceCenter3 sources