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Bill Nye and The Planetary Society Praise NASA Funding in the CRomnibus (December 10, 2014)

In response to yesterday’s release of the so-called “CRomnibus” spending bill in the U.S. Congress, The Planetary Society’s CEO Bill Nye issued the following statement.

ASTEROID DAY ­ A GLOBAL DAY OF AWARENESS IS SLATED FOR JUNE 30, 2015 (December 3, 2014)

Declaration to 100x increase detection of dangerous asteroids is signed by more than 100 leading scientists, astronauts and business leaders around the world

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