This Massive Asteroid Is Headed for Earth…. What Now?

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This is how NASA intends to stop an asteroid before it slams into our planet, potentially ending civilization as we know it.

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Planetary Defense Coordination Office
“NASA’s Planetary Defense Coordination Office (PDCO) is managed in the Planetary Science Division of the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C.”

Scientists design conceptual asteroid deflector and evaluate it against massive potential threat
“Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists are part of a national planetary defense team that designed a conceptual spacecraft to deflect Earth-bound asteroids and evaluated whether it would be able to nudge a massive asteroid – which has a remote chance to hitting Earth in 2135 – off course.”

Mission Status Update – Cruising Toward Asteroid Bennu
“OSIRIS-REx is continuing outbound cruise operations, en route to arrive in December of 2018 at the asteroid Bennu, with approach operations starting in August. The spacecraft is currently 29.6 million miles (47.6 million kilometers) from Earth and is executing a program designed to study and reduce the presence of water on the spacecraft.”

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This Massive Asteroid Is Headed for Earth…. What Now?

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