U.N. to create asteroid defense group

October 29, 2013 5:32 AM

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U.N. to create asteroid defense group

(Newser) – The next time an asteroid is on a collision course with Earth, the U.N. wants to make sure someone calls Bruce Willis.

The General Assembly last week gave the green light to an asteroid defense plan drawn up by the former astronauts at the Association of Space Explorers, Scientific American reports. The plan calls for member nations to join forces in an "International Asteroid Warning Group" committed to sounding th...

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