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Romania, a key participant in the HERA mission for planetary defence

on 15 September 2020

Romania will play an essential role in the HERA mission, the European Space Agency’s first mission for planetary defence, part of an international asteroid deflection effort, carried out in collaboration with NASA. Today, ESA awarded a multi-million euro contract covering the detailed design, manufacturing and testing of Hera, set to perform sustained exploration of a double asteroid system.

More details can be read here.