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  2. 2 asteroids safely buzzed close by Earth this week  Space.com
  3. European Space Agency awards contract to protect Earth from asteroids  The Brussels Times
  4. Dublin’s InnaLabs part of space consortium to win €129.4m contract  The Irish Times
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The European Space Agency signed a $153.80 million contract on Tuesday for the production of a spacecraft that will be part of a joint project with NASA to explore how to deflect an asteroid heading for Earth. Lauren Anthony reports.The European Space Agency signed a $153.80 million contract on Tuesday for the production of a spacecraft that will be part of a joint project with NASA to explore how to deflect an asteroid heading for Earth. Lauren Anthony reports.

Two asteroids made close flybys of Earth on Monday (Sept. 14), in both cases showing a common occurrence that didn't put our home planet at any risk.They were about one-third the distance to the moon.

2 asteroids safely flew by Earth on Monday | Space

The European Space Agency (ESA) yesterday signed a contract worth €129.4 for the launch of HERA, a mission intended to defend the planet from asteroids. HeraThe European Space Agency (ESA) yesterday signed a contract worth €129.4 for the launch of HERA, a mission intended to defend the planet from asteroids. Hera will join up with the DART programme run b

European Space Agency awards contract to protect Earth from asteroids

Irish company part of consortium selected by European Space Agency for new missionIrish company part of consortium selected by European Space Agency for new mission

Dublin’s InnaLabs part of space consortium to win €129.4m contract