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    Earth Helpless Against Giant Asteroids As NASA Simulation Ends In Doom

    It seems we don't have the tech to move an asteroid on a collision course- the only option is to evacuate the potential strike zone.

    Earth Helpless Against Giant Asteroids As NASA Simulation Ends In Doom

    According to simulations conducted by leading space agencies, Earth lacks the technology to stop a massive asteroid from wiping out Europe, according to the Independent.
    The week-long exercise led by Nasa concluded that catastrophe would be unavoidable, even given six months to prepare.
    The hypothetical impact scenario, which took place during a planetary defence conference hosted by the United Nations, proved that governments are woefully unprepared for this kind of disaster. -Independent


    "If confronted with the scenario in real life, we would not be able to launch any spacecraft on such short notice with current capabilities," said the participants.


    According to the report, the only thing humanity could do in such an event is to evacuate the area before the asteroid hit - though the scenario's impact zone was across a large swath of North Africa and Europe.

    "Each time we participate in exercises of this nature, we learn more about who the key players are in a disaster event, and who needs to know what information and when," said NASA Planetary Defense Officer, Lindley Johnson.


    "These exercises ultimately help the planetary defence community communicate with each other and with our governments to ensure we are all coordinated should a potential impact threat be identified in the future."

    Responding to the news of the failure, SpaceX boss Elon Musk said the lack of solution was “one of many reasons why we need larger and more advanced rockets”.



    SpaceX recently secured a $2.89 billion contract with Nasa to develop its next-generation Starship spacecraft, which is being built to transport people and cargo around the Solar System.


    According to SpaceX, Starship combined with its Super Heavy rocket booster will be "the world’s most powerful launch vehicle ever developed," and could theoretically alter the trajectory of an Earth-bound asteroid.

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    Maybe that's why all the aliens are here.

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    The other concern is what might Russia, China, Pakistan and even the USA do if they knew thy were not going to be here tomorrow? I'm taking you with me?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter1469 View Post
    It seems we don't have the tech to move an asteroid on a collision course- the only option is to evacuate the potential strike zone.
    Earth Helpless Against Giant Asteroids As NASA Simulation Ends In Doom
    Read the rest of the article at the link.
    If a rocky meteoroid larger than 25 meters but smaller than one kilometer ( a little more than 1/2 mile) were to hit Earth, it would likely cause local damage to the impact area.

    We believe anything larger than one to two kilometers (one kilometer is a little more than one-half mile) could have worldwide effects. At 5.4 kilometers in diameter, the largest known potentially hazardous asteroid is Toutatis.

    https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/asteroid-watch/fast-facts

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