Thursday, March 21, 2013

Large Asteroid Heading Towards Earth Right Now

NASA Chief Charles Bolden is giving his advice on how to handle an asteroid that's heading towards Earth; New York City to be exact... He says to pray, because at this point praying is about all anyone can do when it comes to unknown asteroids and meteors that may be on a collision course with the Earth. 

Back on February 15th, an asteroid that estimated to be around 55 feet in diameter had exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia; which generated shock waves, shattered windows, damaged buildings and complete chaos with people. It's reported that over 1,500 people were injured. 

NASA has found and is now tracking about 95% of the largest objects that are flying near Earth. These objects are said to be around .62 miles or larger in diameter. White House science advisor John Holdren told legislators; "an asteroid of that size, a kilometer or bigger, could plausibly end civilization."

Not to be alarmed though because most likely objects that are of that size are only estimated to hit Earth about once every 1,000 years.... Yeah don't be alarmed my ass, I'd say were in for an asteroid attack then!

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