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NASA selects NEOCam for Phase 2 development

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The Near-Earth Object Camera (NEOCam) has been selected for Phase 2 of development, as part of NASA's Discovery program in planetary science. NEOCAM joins four other missions in contention for approval, by next September, of the next one or two Discovery-class satellites to be launched. It would be based on state-of-the-art infrared sensors developed by University of Rochester astronomers in collaboration with Teledyne Corp.

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