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ESA Euronews: Avoiding deep impact
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- Title ESA Euronews: Avoiding deep impact
- Released: 22/06/2018
- Language English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Greek, Hungarian
- Footage Type Documentary
- Copyright ESA/Euronews
Asteroids pose a risk to our planet, and you only need to visit a museum to see the proof. Sixty six million years ago thing we going just fine for the dinosaurs, until one day, a large and fast-moving space rock crossed paths with the Earth.
What's being done to protect our planet from asteroids? At ESA in Darmstadt, Germany, the Space Safety team is working on developing an early warning system, particularly for the more numerous, smaller asteroids.