November 19, 2012
As Nasa has found that quite a few of the vehicles sent into space seem to last longer than planned. So...as Hubble nears it's end (again),send it off into space. Snapping photo's at targets until the end. It's a far better way to end a mission than burn up in the atmosphere.
They are Watching the Skies for You!
Our researchers, worldwide, do absolutely critical work.
Asteroid 2012DA14 was a close one.
It missed us. But there are more out there.