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There was a major step -- -- -- boosting Ers defensive game a new satellite launch today might be able to predict the next meteor hit.
The concern affecting more people after a vaccine about a week ago in Russia.
Millions of dollars in damage slated dozens of people hospital truly believe he's the managing getters face dot com what's happened -- good morning to you -- when this the kind of thing that guys like you think about all the time.
If you can predict where the next meteors an hour ago or furthermore.
If you could redirect the meteor.
Read in the asteroid that's really the -- -- gold here right they have that's actually what with this mission you know hopes with a ground work for.
And you know finding these Astros before they find us is probably the best that.
That we can take you to avoiding what we saw in Russia that but you mention this mission the receipt candidates the Canadian satellite.
That was launched from the country of India today.
What is it what could -- do.
Well this Canadian satellite is called neo -- that's short for near earth objects asteroids comets whenever.
And it's the size of -- suitcase.
And they they launched into space on an Indian rocket in the open standstill basically look for large -- not -- bigger than we saw in Russia.
But -- ones that we don't want to have to worry about the future.
That that -- -- how often that.
The over is ahead of and behind of -- so they're gonna look for those in the same time it's gonna track space junk and satellites in orbit to -- -- -- since -- -- it was taking pictures of of space in letting us know what is in route it's taking our way daily photos all the time.
And they're gonna -- track those -- see where the Astros are if there's anything of the haven't seen before that's that's large and that we should worry about.
And identify the threats hopefully early enough that we would have time to -- -- but but even then what could we do I mean that would that that this satellite might be able to tell us once common.
But then what.
Exactly and then that's that's that's a whole -- mission.
There's there's another project an international went to -- -- an asteroid in in the next decade.
Just to see what that would do you mean what army have been if it works.
You know what we could do for a larger impact -- as well so this is where this is the first step exact to accomplish saying that the -- -- -- that I mentioned a moment ago.
But it cannot spot smaller asteroids.
This one why is that important though it's important because the smaller ones are the ones that we.
We won't expect coming right if you're not looking for -- you're not gonna see them and as we saw it and in Russia this month.
Those long was -- a pretty big wallop.
This asteroid is there the satellite is looking for largest resource which can be a more severe threat.
They can cause more devastation you -- -- find those early early enough about what would -- consider small by the way.
Since -- the Russian media was something you know on the order of 55 feet -- sizable bust that's relatively small.
And the one that would -- -- not where I come from but.
I guess relatively speaking right -- that will -- no one -- of the dinosaurs you know several miles wide that's kind of the scale.
And to really thank you very much Canadian satellite is launched three believe space dot com back in a moment right actress.
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