Earth Object Survey

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Asteroid Impact Avoidance - Deflection Efforts - History of Government Mandates
... In a 1992 report to NASA, a coordinated Spaceguard Survey was recommended to discover, verify and provide follow-up observations for Earth-crossing asteroids ... This survey was expected to discover 90% of these objects larger than one kilometer within 25 years ... later, another NASA report recommended search surveys that would discover 60-70% of short-period, near-Earth objects larger than one kilometer within ten years and obtain 90 ...

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