NEO Survey: An Efficient Search for Near-Earth Objects by an IR Observatory in a Venus like Orbit


Robert F. Arentz


Harold Reitsema

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Primitive Bodies: Asteroids, comets, Phobos, Deimos, Pluto/Charon and other Kuiper belt objects, meteorites, and interplanetary dust.


Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp.

We present a conceptual design based on high-heritage flight systems from the Spitzer Space Telescope and the Kepler mission which will find 90% of all 140-meter NEOS in 7 years after launch, and by 2020, if started soon.


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