Spacecraft asteroids and space engineers from the US, Europe and around the world will gather in Rome next week to discuss the latest advances in their common goal. It will be an ambitious mission for a double spacecraft to deflect an asteroid into space, to prove that technology is a viable method of planetary defense. Queen Mayor and astrophysicist Brian May explained how the mission would be conducted with the help of NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA) and other asteroid specialists.
He said, "HERA will not show us that no one has seen it before.
"This ESA mission will be the first ever humanities spacecraft to visit a double asteroid, Didimos.
"This asteroid is typical of the thousands that pose a risk of impact on our planet.
“Imagine a mountain in the sky with another rock the size of the great pyramid that swings around it, this is Didimos.
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"It would seem that a tiny moon would be big enough to ruin a city with Earth.
"But we will find out if it is possible to divert it. "
He added:" HERA is led by a multinational team of scientists and engineers.
“R could now have many years and theories, but HERA will revolutionize our understanding of asteroids and how to protect them. asteroid.
"Knowing this mass is key to determining what is inside, and we know for sure whether we will be able to divert it.
"Then come our cubes the size of a CubeSats briefcase, if you think of HERA as an airplane, the cubists will work more like drones.
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“They will be able to take more risks by flying closer to the asteroid and carrying the most state-of-the-art science tools before you touch it. "
Space X CEO Elon Musk acknowledged that Earth has no protection against impending asteroid threats as he responds to Express.co.uk's Express.co.uk asteroid Chaos History. [1
Musk Tweets: "Great name! You won't worry about this particular one, but eventually a large rock will hit Earth and we have no protection at the moment. “