Today's Hard|Forum Post
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Thursday February 04, 2016

NASA Planning For A Disastrous Asteroid Strike

Who needs NASA for this stuff? As long as we have people like Bruce Willis and Robert Duvall, everything is going to be just fine.

Talking to Lindley Johnson, the head of NASA’s newly minted Planetary Defense Coordination Office (PDCO), is not an uplifting experience. "Even a small asteroid, say 100 meters in size, something the size of a football field, if it were to hit a population center on Earth it would pretty much wipe out the city," he told me during a recent interview.