NASA chief: Earth is DOOMED if we spo...

NASA chief: Earth is DOOMED if we spot a big asteroid at short notice

There are 1 comment on the www.theregister.co.uk story from Mar 21, 2013, titled NASA chief: Earth is DOOMED if we spot a big asteroid at short notice. In it, www.theregister.co.uk reports that:

Billions of dollars are needed to keep the Earth safe from asteroids like the one that smashed into Russia last month, experts have told the US government.

Experts met with the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology to review the government's efforts to track and mitigate against asteroids and meteors, efforts that were acknowledged to be difficult under current budget restraints. "The smaller they are, the harder they are to spot, and yet they can be life-threatening," congressman Lamar Smith, chair of the committee, said in opening remarks.

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“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#1 Mar 21, 2013
I'm sure the GOPasaurs will waste trillions on a "god-shield"......

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