A blazing, speeding fireball exploded over Russia on the morning of February 15; the meteor injured over 1,000 citizens and left the city in chaos and uproar. So why is the government constantly cutting NASA’s budget when space objects like the Russian meteor become global phenomenon within a few hours?
Space is neutral with everything around it; it won’t consider the consequences before striking.
Meteors that reach the size of the one that struck Moscow have the intensity of multiple nuclear warheads and move at a speed several times the speed of sound. These forces from space clearly threaten life on Earth and there is no way to stop them. Humanity only predicts when and where these meteors will impact and measure the scale of these fireballs. The scariest fact is that the Russian meteor was small compared to the meteors NASA watches over.
“If the meteor was bigger…
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