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Sci Tech    H4'ed 3/18/19

US detects huge meteor explosion - BBC News

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The fireball is the second most powerful in 30 years and the biggest since Chelyabinsk in 2013.

What's the significance?

In 2005, Congress tasked NASA with finding 90% of near-Earth asteroids of 140 meters in size or larger by 2020. Space rocks of this size are so-called 'problems without passports' because they are expected to affect whole regions if they collide with Earth. But scientists estimate it will take them another 30 years to fulfill this congressional directive.

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