New York Times Navigates Asteroid Belt

Posted on April 4, 2016

JLGalache480The New York Times just published an article describing the likelihood of a collision while navigating an asteroid belt.

Hint: it’s astronomical.

The article uses calculations by J.L. Galache, an astronomer at the International Astronomical Union’s Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Mass., whose findings should be taped up inside any spacecraft cockpit.

Read Kenneth Chang’s article for the whole story.

Categories: Real Asteroids

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