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Oceans on Mars were due to asteroids

MarsAccording to NASA experts, four billion years ago, the ocean could on Mars is likely to occur after the attacks of the Red Planet with giant asteroids.

After this recess was filled with water, and the ocean, having existed for some time, vanished into the surrounding space because of the extremely tenuous Martian atmosphere. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on March 26, 2016 in Planet


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NASA selects up to 96 Ideas talented next to asteroids

NASA has selected 96 ideas, most gifted of the 400 submitted in response to the formally request launched last June by the U.S. space agency to detect those rocks that can be a threat to Earth, for the inhabitants and know what to do with this jeopardy.The proposal come from sectors as diverse as industry or university, as well as the general public, while in the selection course involved scientists and engineer’s agency, according to NASA. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on September 6, 2013 in Historical, Mysterious


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Earth asteroids can be saved only rocket

asteroidsEarth asteroids can be saved only rocket Besides the well-known asteroid Apophis, there are two large celestial body, with trajectories coming decades will cross Earth’s orbit. Said the head of the Rocket and Space Corporation “Energia” Vitaly Lopota.

According to him, the collision probability is very low, but still it is totally not worth it to exclude.
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Posted by on October 25, 2012 in Earth, Galaxy, Planet


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NASA prepares the nuclear interceptor asteroids

Entered into the second phase of development of a unique project of the nuclear interceptor asteroid Hypervelocity Asteroid Intercept Vehicle (HAIV).

This is a NASA program aimed at creating technologies that can save the Earth from the devastating impact of the asteroid. HAIV will represent the spacecraft through the kinetic energy penetrates the asteroid, which will trigger a nuclear bomb. The asteroid will be destroyed or shifted with the trajectory. The majority wreckage will disperse in hand and will not pose a serious threat to our planet. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on September 21, 2012 in Mysterious, Science


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By the Earth fly thousands of dangerous asteroids

dangerous, asteroidsAbout seven thousand space objects are threatening the security of the planet Earth. This conclusion was reached by scientists-astronomers.

According to them, the greatest threat to all living things is gektometrovye asteroids. Their experts have counted 86.9% of all potentially hazardous objects.

According to the Institute of Astronomy of the Academy of Sciences, gektometrovye asteroids are little more than six thousand One unit. This is 87,2% from general number of Earth-approaching objects. Of these, 964 are considered to be potentially dangerous, accounting for 86,9% of all potentially hazardous objects.
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Posted by on June 25, 2010 in Galaxy


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We find a defender of the Earth from asteroids

Earth ,asteroidsAsteroids, as scientists believe, are the building blocks from the destroyed planet – original relics from the formation of the solar system 4.6 billion years ago.

Developers ecumenical collisions at NASA, he believes that will happen to the man and all life on Earth if an asteroid the size of the one 65 million years ago in the late Mesozoic era, falling to the ground, led to the extinction of the dinosaurs on the planet.

There are sound scientists opinion that any comet or asteroid larger than 20 km in diameter hitting the Earth, will lead to complete destruction of life on the planet.
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Posted by on March 10, 2010 in Earth


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