NASA Secretly Prepared for Smashing into Earth Scenario
The US Space Agency
On Thursday claimed that it had created a simulation to evaluate the effects of an asteroid striking Earth
The simulation at the fourth Planetary Defense Interagency Tabletop Exercise.
Where It Was Joined By
FEMA, the United States Space Command, and other federal state, and local agencies.
The Simulated Exercise Spanned
Over the course of two days and wanted to gauge the United States' ability to respond effectively to an asteroid threat.
The Hypothetical Scenario
Consisted of several U.S. government agency officials discovering a simulated asteroid designated 2022 TTX.
Assigned a Probability of Impacting
Earth in six months' time, 2022 TTX was also large enough to cause substantial damage in the North Carolina region.
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