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Asteroid hitting Earth: NASA says asteroid hitting New York in 3 weeks. ¡¡¡ link added for those who think i made this s*** up!!!!! ok kick my a**

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Asteroid hitting Earth: NASA says asteroid hitting New York in 3 weeks





BY admin | March 22, 2013








You should start praying now as Asteroid is hitting Earth. NASA says that asteroid will be hitting New York in 3 weeks and has sort of advised people to start praying


What NASA could do to defend the threatening asteroid fall over New York City and the U.S.? Nothing, but prayers; NASA administrator Charles Bolden Jr., in a reply to a House of Committee inquiry, has said that everyone should “Pray” to prevent the asteroid hitting the city. American government and NASA experts are panic that the fast-moving asteroid would make a big impact even bigger than a similar meteor caused in some unpopulated areas of Russia. The asteroid is fast-approaching the Earth and is projected to hit the planet in three weeks.


As per Donald Yeomans, NASA’s manager of Near-Earth Object Program Office, it might be lucky that we have three weeks for preparing to shield the asteroid. The U.S. and the rest of the world don’t have any facility to prevent direct hits of small meteors on earth, he added. He has further added that NASA has little early warning system in place to identify such asteroids. The U.S. space agency is hugely held up with the groundwork for finding a good solution to deal with the rushing asteroid.


Meanwhile, it would be better to use a space-centric infrared telescope to detect such meteors, comments Yeomans. According to the NASA manager, it has two key benefits; first, the sun wouldn’t block detection of the alien objects and secondly its infrared nature is more effective. It is reported that Russia failed to give warning about the meteor fall as the sun blinded satellites. In fact, as per Michio Kaku, a CBS News contributor and physics professor use of such a telescope would be a “no brainer” in the task to find meteors.


Whatever it is, the approaching asteroid is a big threat for the U.S. and many other parts of the world. The U.S. government has started to take very quick and immediate steps to avoid the fall of such a large alien object on the planet. Many specialists are optimistic that it wouldn’t hit the earth as it is in the sky. Passing though the atmosphere, it may lose its fire. But, there are many astronauts, who fear it would create a huge crash over the city of New York.


“An object larger than one kilometer, which would cause a global problem — we’ve found 95 percent of them already and none of them represent a problem in the next 100 years,” says Yeomans. It is said that a hit from such a fast-moving asteroid would have an impact of thousands of nuclear bombs exploding up at a time, he addedd. “Civilization would survive probably, but not in the form that we know it.”


It is quite impossible for the U.S. and NASA to avert such asteroids. During the hearing at the House Committee, Gen. William Shelton, commander of the U.S. Air Force Space Command, has openly admitted that the country had no idea what to do if the meteor would hit New York like the one in Russia. Form fast experiences, we are sure that effect of asteroids is less on the planet earth. There might have some massive falls in the pre-historic period.


“The odds of a near-Earth object strike causing massive casualties and destruction of infrastructure are very small,” says John Holdren, senior adviser to President Barrack Obama on science and tech. “But the potential consequences of such an event are so large that it makes sense to take the risk seriously, he added, admitting the chance for huge threat to humankind in effect of the asteroid fall.


In the past, asteroids hardly crashed to the earth on a regular basis. Now, maybe because of the climate change, everything has changed in nature. A new asteroid called Apophis is to dangle another huge threat in 2029. It is around 1,000 feet wide and it can wipe the entire world out if hit on the planet.





Here's the link where I found the article you decide what to believe or not. Just wanted to know if I was the few who heard of this.


Ok anyone wanna volunteer to kick my ass for listening to my mils stupid fake news reports????? I am sooo sorry for believing and posting this mierda!!!!
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by on Mar. 22, 2013 at 12:49 AM
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Cymbeline
by Gold Member on Mar. 22, 2013 at 1:01 AM

As  said in your identical post...



It is taken from this article, and parts of it are rewritten. It was the advice given should anything head in our direction. Nothing is on its way.


CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - NASA chief Charles Bolden has advice on how to handle a large asteroid headed toward New York City: Pray.

That's about all the United States - or anyone for that matter - could do at this point about unknown asteroids and meteors that may be on a collision course with Earth, Bolden told lawmakers at a U.S. House of Representatives Science Committee hearing on Tuesday.

An asteroid estimated to be have been about 55 feet in diameter exploded on February 15 over Chelyabinsk, Russia, generating shock waves that shattered windows and damaged buildings. More than 1,500 people were injured.

Later that day, a larger, unrelated asteroid discovered last year passed about 17,200 miles from Earth, closer than the network of television and weather satellites that ring the planet.

The events "serve as evidence that we live in an active solar system with potentially hazardous objects passing through our neighborhood with surprising frequency," said Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson, a Texas Democrat.

"We were fortunate that the events of last month were simply an interesting coincidence rather than a catastrophe," said Committee Chairman Lamar Smith, a Texas Republican, who called the hearing to learn what is being done and how much money is needed to better protect the planet.

NASA has found and is tracking about 95 percent of the largest objects flying near Earth, those that are .62 miles or larger in diameter.

"An asteroid of that size, a kilometer or bigger, could plausibly end civilization," White House science advisor John Holdren told legislators at the same hearing.

But only about 10 percent of an estimated 10,000 potential "city-killer" asteroids, those with a diameter of about 165 feet have been found, Holdren added.

On average, objects of that size are estimated to hit Earth about once every 1,000 years.

"From the information we have, we don't know of an asteroid that will threaten the population of the United States," Bolden said. "But if it's coming in three weeks, pray."

In addition to stepping up its monitoring efforts and building international partnerships, NASA is looking at developing technologies to divert an object that may be on a collision course with Earth.

"The odds of a near-Earth object strike causing massive casualties and destruction of infrastructure are very small, but the potential consequences of such an event are so large it makes sense to takes the risk seriously," Holdren said.

About 66 million years ago, an object 6 miles in diameter is believed to have smashed into what is now the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, leading to the demise of the dinosaurs, as well as most plant and animal life on Earth.

The asteroid that exploded over Russia last month was the largest object to hit Earth's atmosphere since the 1908 Tunguska event when an asteroid or comet exploded over Siberia, leveling 80 million trees over more than 830 square miles (2,150 sq km).

http://news.yahoo.com/large-asteroid-heading-earth-pray-says-nasa-005545942.html

Anonymous
by Anonymous on Mar. 22, 2013 at 1:01 AM
Why do you have two of these floatin around?
Anonymous
by Anonymous on Mar. 22, 2013 at 1:01 AM
Probably stolen from this: http://blog.sfgate.com/hottopics/2013/03/21/why-nasa-chief-said-prayer-is-the-way-to-go-with-an-asteroid/
MizzDeeDee
by Gold Member on Mar. 22, 2013 at 1:02 AM

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/space/9943048/Nasas-advice-on-asteroid-hitting-Earth-pray.html

That article you posted isn't accurate at all.. and it's poorly written too.

miss.muffet
by on Mar. 22, 2013 at 1:02 AM
Thank you


Quoting Cymbeline:

As  said in your identical post...



It is
taken from this article, and parts of it are rewritten. It was the
advice given should anything head in our direction. Nothing is on its
way.


CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - NASA chief Charles Bolden
has advice on how to handle a large asteroid headed toward New York
City: Pray.


That's about all the United States - or anyone for that matter
- could do at this point about unknown asteroids and meteors that may
be on a collision course with Earth, Bolden told lawmakers at a U.S.
House of Representatives Science Committee hearing on Tuesday.


An asteroid estimated to be have been about 55 feet in
diameter exploded on February 15 over Chelyabinsk, Russia, generating
shock waves that shattered windows and damaged buildings. More than
1,500 people were injured.


Later that day, a larger, unrelated asteroid discovered last
year passed about 17,200 miles from Earth, closer than the network of
television and weather satellites that ring the planet.


The events "serve as evidence that we live in an active solar
system with potentially hazardous objects passing through our
neighborhood with surprising frequency," said Representative Eddie
Bernice Johnson, a Texas Democrat.


"We were fortunate that the events of last month were simply
an interesting coincidence rather than a catastrophe," said Committee
Chairman Lamar Smith, a Texas Republican, who called the hearing to
learn what is being done and how much money is needed to better protect
the planet.


NASA has found and is tracking about 95 percent of the largest
objects flying near Earth, those that are .62 miles or larger in
diameter.


"An asteroid of that size, a kilometer or bigger, could
plausibly end civilization," White House science advisor John Holdren
told legislators at the same hearing.


But only about 10 percent of an estimated 10,000 potential
"city-killer" asteroids, those with a diameter of about 165 feet have
been found, Holdren added.


On average, objects of that size are estimated to hit Earth about once every 1,000 years.


"From the information we have, we don't know of an asteroid
that will threaten the population of the United States," Bolden said.
"But if it's coming in three weeks, pray."


In addition to stepping up its monitoring efforts and building
international partnerships, NASA is looking at developing technologies
to divert an object that may be on a collision course with Earth.


"The odds of a near-Earth object strike causing massive
casualties and destruction of infrastructure are very small, but the
potential consequences of such an event are so large it makes sense to
takes the risk seriously," Holdren said.


About 66 million years ago, an object 6 miles in diameter is
believed to have smashed into what is now the Yucatan Peninsula in
Mexico, leading to the demise of the dinosaurs, as well as most plant
and animal life on Earth.


The asteroid that exploded over Russia last month was the
largest object to hit Earth's atmosphere since the 1908 Tunguska event
when an asteroid or comet exploded over Siberia, leveling 80 million
trees over more than 830 square miles (2,150 sq km).

http://news.yahoo.com/large-asteroid-heading-earth-pray-says-nasa-005545942.html


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AnnieMcD
by Platinum Member on Mar. 22, 2013 at 1:02 AM
Really? Cause your link is to something called NVO news which gave me a virus warning when I tried to open their main page...

Quoting PISCIS29:

Hun I wish better yet I hope and pray its bogus. I got this off of the nasa web page. Check it out if you want.



Quoting paganmommy4:

You're post is bogus.. Thanks for trying

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Anonymous
by Anonymous on Mar. 22, 2013 at 1:02 AM
I just googled and read a bunch of news articles and none say that an asteroid will hit in 3 weeks. There was a hypothetical if an asteroid was going to hit in 3 weeks what should we do? And the awnser was pray.
conweis
by Platinum Member on Mar. 22, 2013 at 1:02 AM
Time to pray and prepare
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Lilgrit31
by on Mar. 22, 2013 at 1:03 AM
I just got off the NASA web page. NOTHING about it. Maybe your on a fake.. It's extremely easy to make a web page...


Quoting PISCIS29:

Hun I wish better yet I hope and pray its bogus. I got this off of the nasa web page. Check it out if you want.



Quoting paganmommy4:

You're post is bogus.. Thanks for trying


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Toxic.Stardust
by on Mar. 22, 2013 at 1:04 AM
Link to the NASA web page?

Quoting PISCIS29:

Hun I wish better yet I hope and pray its bogus. I got this off of the nasa web page. Check it out if you want.



Quoting paganmommy4:

You're post is bogus.. Thanks for trying

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