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  • The Canadian Space Agency is planning to launch a satellite in 2010 called the Near Earth Object Surveillance Satellite, or NEOSSat, capable of spotting asteroids whose path lies within Earth's orbit of the sun, which Brown says will aid in the tracking of future asteroids.

    CBC | Top Stories News

  • A focus on developing flexible, innovative, and realistic new spacecraft that can take astronauts to Near Earth asteroids with or without a boot-on-a-pole, or back to the Moon, or even on to Mars, will give NASA's ESMD a true purpose and destination once more.

    SETI Institute: Robots vs. Humans: Should we cede solar system exploration to the robots? Do humans have a place beyond low Earth orbit?

  • Near Earth like in mass, its has an atmosphere, near enough to a habitable zone around its star.

    Where To Next for NASA's Solar System Exploration? | Universe Today

  • Who gave the Near Earth Objects the right to risk these lives?

    Russia May Head Mission to Deflect Asteroid Apophis | Universe Today

  • Given that funds are limited, why not start planning and working towards that Big Leap now, with missions to Near Earth asteroids, a round trip around Venus, and maybe a mission to Phobos, rather than a diversion to the Moon?

    More Martian Ramblings

  •   A tunic of grey, pantaloons of also grey, ribbed hose of white on my lower leg, a green velvet jerkin atop and patent-pending leather shoes as shiny as the very Magic Mirror that I broke, imprisoning myself for 700 years on Near Earth.

    The Astounding Adventures of Cyril Bright

  • What is in it for the world, beyond divertering resources from disease, poverty and the existential threat of Near Earth Objects?

    SPM released « Climate Audit

  • Near Earth was always meant to have a heavy focus on the commercial space industry although today we also get involved in tangential areas such as aerospace, wireless telecom and in particular sectors such as M2M, UAVs, and geospatial businesses.

    Out of the Cradle

  • At Near Earth, we are toying with the idea of starting a space focused venture capital firm to fill this very need and tap into a growing interest in space commerce.

    Out of the Cradle

  • Near Earth space is dominated by satellites (and space junk) in near-polar orbits.



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