Oceans on Mars were due to asteroids

According 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.

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… Read more NASA prepares the nuclear interceptor asteroids

By the Earth fly thousands of dangerous asteroids

About 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… Read more By the Earth fly thousands of dangerous asteroids