So, referring to well-known scientists, the specialist assured that during the next century, the risks of a collision of the Earth with an asteroid are not observed. A representative of the department announced this shortly before the launch of the DART space probe to the asteroid Dimorf. As planned, he will crash into an asteroid to test the technology of protecting the Earth from a potential collision with an asteroid in the future.
“Rest assured, this asteroid is not and will not be a threat now. None of the objects we know of today is a threat for the next 100 years or so. “, – the expert assured.