The NEOCam sensor (right) is the lynchpin for the proposed Near Earth Object Camera, or NEOCam, space mission (left).
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NEOCam's Electronic Eye for Asteroid Hunting (Artist Concept)

The NEOCam sensor (right) is the lynchpin for the proposed Near Earth Object Camera, or NEOCam, space mission (left).

NEOCam is managed by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. NEOCam's partners include the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center (IPAC) of the California Institute of Technology, in Pasadena, California; the Space Dynamics Laboratory, in Logan, Utah; Ball Aerospace of Boulder, Colorado; and Teledyne Imaging Sensors of Thousand Oaks, California.

More information about asteroids and near-Earth objects is at: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/asteroidwatch.

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ID#:
PIA16956

Date added:
2013-04-15

Mission:
NEOCam

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Image credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech/Teledyne