NASA Unveils Contemporary Plans to Cease Asteroids Prior their Hitting Earth. NASA has overhauled its plans to avert possibly perilous Earth compelled asteroids. The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy delivered a new report titled “National Near-Earth Object Preparedness Strategy and Action Plan.” The 18 page document profiles the measures that NASA and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will acquire the next ten years to both prohibit hazardous asteroids from hitting Earth and assemble the country for the possible results of such an occurrence.
Representatives with NASA, FEMA and the White House debated the new asteroid diminution program in a teleconference with the media. Leviticus Lewis, chief of FEMA’s National Response Coordination Branch, said that an asteroid collision is one of the potential schemes that we must be ready for. He also appended that the calamitous asteroid impact is “a lesser-possibility but high-ramification occurrence” for which “some degree of vigilance is necessary.
NASA’s planetary defense officer Lindley Johnson said that this scheme is a framework not only to intensify the search for dangerous asteroids but also to superior foretelling their options of being a collision threat in the time to come and the possible result that it could have on Earth. Johnson appended that this scheme will assist NASA enhance our endeavors to describe asteroid deflection and alternative alleviation proficiency and to preferably validate across the US government the procedures and propriety for distribution of the best account available so that opportune decisions can be made.