NASA releases US asteroid strike preparedness plan

The chances of a large asteroid striking the Earth are remote, but because the consequences of such an impact are potentially catastrophic, NASA takes the possibility very seriously. To help counter the most likely potential threat, called Near-Earth Objects (NEO), the agency has released a 20-page multi-agency report outlining steps the US federal government needs to take over the next decade to respond to such an eventuality…
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