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Why Is Russia Pointing Nuclear Missiles at Asteroids?
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Why Is Russia Pointing Nuclear Missiles at Asteroids?

, the asteroid 99942 Apophis came within 0.1 astronomical units (A.U.) of striking Earth, carrying a force of 100,000 Hiroshima bombs, and potentially wiping out mankind. That sounds pretty scary, until you realize that one whole "A.U." is the ... FOXBusiness.com, 1 month ago
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US News & World Report

Russian missiles to blow asteroids to bits

A few tweaks to intercontinental ballistic missiles in time for a close flyby of asteroid Apophis in 20 years. Belinda Smith reports. With nearly 13,000 asteroids hurling around our part of the Solar System, one will hit us eventually. Will we be ...
 Cosmos Magazine2 months ago Russian boffins want to nuke asteroids  The Register2 weeks ago Russia to Turn Old Missiles Into Asteroid Defence System  Before It's News2 months ago Target Practice in Russia Means Blowing Up Asteroids With Ballistic Missiles  Yahoo! News2 months ago
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Nibiru is Fictional, but Apophis Asteroid may Strike Earth April 2029

(Before It's News) [CONSPIRACYBUZZ.INFO] [CONSPIRACYBUZZ.INFO] So, did you do enough science in school? If you believe in Nibiru it may be that you didn't, according to astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson . It's just fiction, he says of ...
 Before It's News1 month ago
Weather Network

Nuke a 60-megaton asteroid? Russian plan may target Apophis

OUT OF THIS WORLD | What's Up In Space - a weekly look at the biggest news coming down to Earth from space Find Your Forecast Scott Sutherland Meteorologist/Science Writer Thursday, February 18, 2016, 5:00 PM - Russia's new plan ...
 Weather Network2 months ago Nuke an asteroid? Russian plan may target Apophis  Weather Network2 months ago

Stopping killer asteroids costs less than you think

Scientists think a giant asteroid broke up long ago in the main asteroid belt before eventually striking Earth 65 million years ago and wiping out the dinosaurs. NASA/JPL-Caltech An asteroid some seven meters across swooped to within a few ...
 ArsTechnica1 month ago Submit your art for NASA to send to asteroid  CNN2 months ago NASA to send art to asteroid  CNN2 months ago Is this asteroid heading for Earth?  CNN2 months ago
CNN

Russian missiles to destroy asteroids?

Sabit Saitgarayev of Russia's Makeyev Rocket Design Bureau revealed the effort during an interview last week with the government-owned TASS news agency. The United States is also working on ways to prevent asteroids from hitting Earth, but is ...
 CNN2 months ago Russia to destroy asteroids with missiles  CNN2 months ago
WCVB.com

Russia to modify missiles to destroy asteroids

Russia plans to modify some of its intercontinental ballistic missiles to destroy asteroids before they hit Earth, according to a top Russian rocket researcher. Sabit Saitgarayev of Russia's Makeyev Rocket Design Bureau revealed the effort ...
 WCVB.com2 months ago Russia to modify Cold War missiles to destroy asteroids  CNN2 months ago Russia wants to modify Cold War missiles to destroy ast...  CNN Philippines2 months ago
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Laboratory Equipment

Russian State Media: Nuclear ICBMs Being Retrofitted to Shoot Down Asteroids

The Cold-War-era ICBMs stockpiled in Russia are about to get a new use: as asteroid-killers, according to a state news agency. A team of scientists are upgrading the long-range missiles to destroy near-Earth meteorites between 20 and 50 meters in ...
 Laboratory Equipment2 months ago Russia to test ICBM on asteroid  IAfrica.com2 months ago Russia intends to test an intercontinental ballistic missile, meant for nuclear warfare, on a large asteroid.  IAfrica.com2 months ago

Laser weapon could save Earth from killer asteroids?

Planetary security Published 3 March 2016 Potentially hazardous asteroid are still looming large in the minds of scientists engaged in planetary defense issues. Numerous strategies describing deflection of Near-Earth Objects (NEOs) have been ...
 Homeland Security News Wire1 month ago Asteroid scientists explore new ways to save Earth  Space Daily1 month ago Asteroid-Fighting Russian Scientists Come Up With New Way to Save the Earth  Sputnik2 months ago
CNN

Russia hatches plan to destroy asteroids, save the world

Sabit Saitgarayev of Russia's Makeyev Rocket Design Bureau revealed the effort during an interview last week with the government-owned TASS news agency. The United States is also working on ways to prevent asteroids from hitting Earth, but is ...
 CNN2 months ago
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