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Report: NASA can't keep up with killer asteroids

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posted on Aug, 14 2009 @ 02:50 PM
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Report: NASA can


news.yahoo.com

Just last month astronomers were surprised when an object of unknown size and origin bashed into Jupiter and created an Earth-sized bruise that is still spreading. Jupiter does get slammed more often than Earth because of its immense gravity, enormous size and location.

Disaster movies like "Armageddon" and near misses in previous years may have scared people and alerted them to the threat. But when it comes to monitoring, the academy concluded "there has been relatively little effort by the U.S. government."

And the United States is practically the only government doing anything at
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posted on Aug, 14 2009 @ 02:50 PM
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Thats creepy to think about. Tommorow we could be hit by a meteor, and have no preperation. Who knows when it could happen. The government definetly needs to fund NASA more. If we are hit, we are pretty much land locked on this planet, and we can't do anything about it.

I really doubt that NASA will be funded anymore than what it is, sadly.

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posted on Aug, 14 2009 @ 02:51 PM
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Stupid thing didn't paste all the way, all I got was NASA can...



posted on Aug, 14 2009 @ 02:54 PM
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posted on Aug, 14 2009 @ 03:13 PM
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Originally posted by SLAYER69
Interesting story here

NASA can't keep up with killer asteroids


Thanks




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