Guide To Space - How Do We Protect Earth? - Part 1


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Published on Jul 18, 2017.

We know we live in a cosmic shooting gallery. Who’s got their eyes on the sky, and how will we prevent an asteroid strike if we find a dangerous space rock?

On the early morning of February 13, 2013, people living in the Chelyabinsk region of Russia awoke to one of the most powerful warnings in recent history. Anyone looking up saw an incredibly bright meteor streak across the sky, brighter than the Sun. Observers said they could even feel the heat of the object as it passed overhead.

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