Category Archives: Asteroids

NASA Scientist Says We Are Due For Extinction Event

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Is an extinction level event such as an asteroid due to destroy our planet? According to NASA scientist Joseph Nuth, speaking at the annual American Geophysical Union in San Francisco, said that our policy makers should prepare for exactly that, a cataclysmic strike. Nuth said, “You could say, of course, we’re due, but it’s a random course at that point.” […]

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Scientists Use Super Computer To Plan For Asteroids

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Scientists in Russia are currently developing ways to protect the Earth from dangerous things in space like asteroids for example. They are using super computers to simulate what would happen if they explode a nuclear device on an asteroid as large as 200 meters and are figuring out what would happen to it’s fragments after detonation. They used Asteroid Apophis […]

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Asteroid Apophis Planned Space Missions

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Will there be a special mission to Asteroid Apophis when it comes back around in the year 2029? According to the director, Sergei Ivanov, of Dauria Aerospace, the Russian version of SpaceX, there might be a possibility of an unmanned mission to Asteroid Apophis. The main question would be what could their real mission be, to help push it away from […]

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