Skip to comments.WISE Spacecraft Re-Activated to Hunt for Potentially Hazardous Asteroids
Posted on 08/22/2013 8:29:27 AM PDT by BenLurkin
A hibernating spacecraft has been called back into service. The WISE (Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer) spacecraft that has been sleeping in a polar orbit around Earth for two years will be turned back on next month to hunt for more potentially hazardous asteroids, and perhaps search for an asteroid that NASA could capture and explore in the future.
The WISE mission achieved its missions goals and as NEOWISE extended the science even further in its survey of asteroids. NASA is now extending that record of success, which will enhance our ability to find potentially hazardous asteroids, and support the new asteroid initiative, said John Grunsfeld, NASAs associate administrator for science. Reactivating WISE is an excellent example of how we are leveraging existing capabilities across the agency to achieve our goal.
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I thought that Fairy Prince Obama said that NASA’s new mission was Muslim outreach?
Could this be why all the FEMA buying of food for FEMA region 3....
Maybe they are using WISE to track a potentially destructive asteroid.....
“Maybe they are using WISE to track a potentially destructive asteroid.....”
Maybe the Mayans knew what they were talkin’ ‘bout.
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