NASA’s Plan to save Earth from a Giant Asteroid!

65 million years ago, a large asteroid collided with Earth near present-day Chicxulub, Mexico. The impact was a climactic event that likely contributed to dinosaur extinction. Today, Earth remains vulnerable to asteroid collisions. In recent history, space rocks have landed in the United States, Russia, and elsewhere. In the event of a potential asteroid collision, NASA has developed several options for dealing with this very real threat!