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What does NEA stand for?

NEA stands for Near-Earth Asteroid

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Near-Earth Asteroids are asteroids that (A) orbit 1,000 kilometers from Earth.
Dr Benny Peiser said he has found Near-Earth Asteroids (NEAs) travel so fast that the chances of one hitting Earth with no warning is likely to become minute.
But scientists didn't know about it until days after it passed, when NASA's new "Sentry" system, which constantly tracks 37 near-Earth asteroids, revealed it was just 40,000miles away from the moon.