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NASA Just Shut Down. What If An Asteroid Comes?

Programmer/ January 21, 2018/ Asteroids, Government Shut Down, Minor Planet Center, NASA, NASA JPL

NASA said it would figure it out. (According to the agency’s contingency plan, 116 of its 1,467 headquarters employees are working during the shutdown.) Posted on January 20, 2018, at 6:24 a.m. Dan Vergano BuzzFeed News Reporter   If an asteroid is headed toward Earth and NASA is shut down, who will astronomers call to issue a warning? The space

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