ESA’s detection expertise


What’s the difference between spotting asteroids in space, and debris objects in Earth orbit? At first, both look like tiny dots streaming across the sky, against a backdrop of twinkling stars. As part of its Space Safety & Security activities, ESA brings together experts in asteroid and debris detection, asking what these two vital fields have in common, and how they can protect us from hazards in space.

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  1. This day has been creeping up on us for 60+Years,… If we don't take control of space, China or Russia will do, then we'll all be afraid. I'm for a Space Fleet or some type of Defensive & Offensive

  2. the bayeux tapestry on the battle of Hastings in 1066 …. "isti miranti stella", perhaps one of the first sightings of Halley's comet… great choice.

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