Here Are The Odds An Asteroid Will Hit Earth

An enormous asteroid has only a one in 100,000 chance of striking Earth in this century, a NASA scientist has said. Some scientists have been studying Apophis, a 1,000-foot asteroid discovered in 2004, because of how close the space rock will be getting to our planet. It is scheduled to pass by in 2029, when it… Continue reading “Here Are The Odds An Asteroid Will Hit Earth”

Voyager 1 Fires Up Thrusters After 37

The Voyager team is able to use a set of four backup thrusters, dormant since 1980. They are located on the back side of the spacecraft in this orientation. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech › Full image and caption › Full image and caption”/> If you tried to start a car that’s been sitting in a garage for decades,… Continue reading “Voyager 1 Fires Up Thrusters After 37”