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Garden City, New York, U.S. November 21, 2013. Illustrations showing the planned trajectory and field of view of the Sentinel Space Telescope is shown by NASA Astronaut R. Schweickart, 1969 Apollo 9 Lunar Module LM Pilot, during his Legends of Air and Space lecture at Cradle of Aviation Museum on Long Island. Schweickart, a co-founder of the Association of Space Explorers and of the B612 Foundation, spoke on the importance of defending Earth from asteroid impacts. The mission of the proposed Sentinel telescope, which is in development, is to catalog 90% of asteroids with diameters larger than 140 metres.
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