NASA has a plan defend the Earth from asteroids

The trick is spotting the near-Earth objects first, according to NASA researchers presenting at the 2019 American Physical Society April meeting in Denver WASHINGTON, D.C., April 16, 2019 — A mere 17-20 meters across, the Chelyabinsk meteor caused extensive ground damage and numerous injuries when it exploded on impact with Earth’s atmosphere in February 2013.…

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Twin Japanese robotic rovers land on asteroid Ryugu

Today, Japan made history by landing two rovers onto the surface of an asteroid. The two rovers (named Rover-1A and 1B) fell from their mothership, Hayabusa2, less than 100 meters above diamond-shaped asteroid Ryugu. Now they are hopping across the rocky landscape in an unprecedented feat of exploration. This picture was taken by Rover-1A in mid-hop: Hopping is…

Trump’s NASA to build an Asteroid Deflection System

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The White House has announced plans to find a way to protect the Earth from dangerous Asteroids. This Is NASA’s New Plan to Detect and Destroy Asteroids Before They Hit Earth By Hanneke Weitering, Space.com Staff Writer | June 20, 2018 06:30pm ET NASA has updated its plans to deflect…

Climate scientist goes off the rails: 'climate change is like an asteroid strike'

From the “send the men in the white coats” department. It seems that this already alarmist climate scientist has gone off the rails and sees climate change as an ELE (extinction level event). In an online article titled Climate Change Like An Asteroid Strike appearing in Germany’s national daily Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ), journalist Alex Rühle reports on the outgoing director of Germany’s…

CNN: Government shutdown increases risk of undetected asteroid impacts! Scientists brace for impact!!!

Guest ridicule by David Middleton Update: “Scientists in the United States are bracing for impact”!!! This is what happens when Trump Derangement Syndrome is combined with hallucinogenic drugs … CNN: Undetected Asteroids Could Threaten Earth During Government Shutdown – Breitbart by KATHERINE RODRIGUEZ 21 Jan 2018 Two CNN correspondents claimed during an episode of The…

Ancient asteroid collision put Earth in the freezer

From AGU: Dinosaur-killing asteroid impact may have cooled Earth’s climate more than previously thought WASHINGTON D.C. — The Chicxulub asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs likely released far more climate-altering sulfur gas into the atmosphere than originally thought, according to new research. A new study makes a more refined estimate of how much sulfur and…