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B612’s 2017 Annual Progress Report

7 Dec 2017, 07:46 UTC
B612’s 2017 Annual Progress Report
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This year we marked the milestone of 15 years since we began our work of protecting the Earth from asteroid impacts. With the support of a community of donors from around the world, as well as those in the planetary defense field, B612 has been able to educate, advocate, and provide science and technology ideas in the field since we began.
In this report you will:
Hear what the founding board members have to say about B612’s 15 years in the field.
Learn about the newly formed Asteroid Institute program and the latest progress of the ADAM project and the Synthetic Tracking project. Both projects are building tools and analyzing data to help find asteroids that haven’t been mapped yet.
Read how Asteroid Day reached millions of people worldwide through the first 24-hour live broadcast to expand global asteroid knowledge and understanding for planetary defense.
As you’ll read in the report, this year we embarked upon strategic organizational and program shifts to help fulfill a shared mission of creating a map of the inner solar system.
We hope you enjoy reading this year’s annual progress report. Our work is funded by individuals who care about the future and the Earth, ...

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