Large asteroid heading to Earth? Pray, says NASA

NASA handout image of the passage of asteroid 2012 DA14 through the Earth-moon systemBy Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – NASA chief Charles Bolden has advice on how to handle a large asteroid headed toward New York City: Pray. That's about all the United States – or anyone for that matter – could do at this point about unknown asteroids and meteors that may be on a collision course with Earth, Bolden told lawmakers at a U.S. House of Representatives Science Committee hearing on Tuesday. …


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