Daily Archives: March 24, 2013

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NASA’s Advice: If an Asteroid Heads for Earth, Pray.

Meteors and asteroids have been in the news lately. As recently as last Friday evening residents along America’s east coast from Florida to Massachusetts witnessed a fireball in the sky.  A logical question for NASA scientists is what can we do if one of these near earth objects appears headed for our planet. Fox News covered a press conference where this question was asked. Here is the answer:   “In the wake of last month’s meteor strike in Russia and a close asteroid flyby on the same day, members of Congress asked NASA, White House and Air Force officials what they’re doing to combat the threat of near-Earth asteroids during a hearing Tuesday on Capitol Hill.   “The answer to […]