An asteroid ramming into Earth could end life as we know it, but we have options.
Don’t panic: the inbound asteroid is estimated to safely pass our planet at a distance of about 6,800 kilometers.
But a small one could still cause a lot of damage.
It'll be our first attempt to explore a world made of iron rather than ice or rock.
NASA and the US Government work together to prepare for a possible asteroid impact.
This unique asteroid could be our window onto the Earth's mysterious core.
And you might be able to see one of them with just a pair of binoculars.
Space exploration has come a long way since the first primitive satellites—we’ve visited all the canonical planets, and laid the groundwork for the next stage of discovery and colonization. A new, more lasting space race is about to begin. Here’s the first part of our 100-year forecast of future space exploration.
"It's not a matter of if, but when, we will deal with such a situation."
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