Meteor strikes on lobbyists' minds

By Dave Levinthal

Special interests have prodded U.S. government to fund tracking of killer space rocks.

Excerpts from this story referencing "NASA":

"… onautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2008, that directed NASA to continue efforts to "detect, track, catalogue, and characterize near-Ea …"

"… search for such objects and an identification of their characteristics." NASA for years has engaged in various efforts to track near-earth asteroids and …"