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ESA Euronews: Can we deflect asteroids?
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- Title ESA Euronews: Can we deflect asteroids?
- Released: 25/11/2016
- Length 00:08:30
- Language English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Greek, Hungarian
- Footage Type Documentary
- Copyright ESA/Euronews
In the edition of Space, Euronews correspondent Jeremy Wilks reports from the Observatory of the Côte d'Azur in the south of France on a unique mission to deflect an asteroid.
Asteroids have the potential to cause a catastrophe - a small asteroid could wipe out an entire city, while a large one could mean the end for us all.
It's a threat we're aware of, and which scientists and engineers are working to overcome.