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2013-08-11 23:00:18

Billy Meier published information from extraterrestrial humans in 1991 – 13 years prior to “official” discovery Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 11, 2013 Anatoly Perminov, the chief of Russia’s space program recently invited the European Space Agency, the Chinese space agency and others to join in an international project to deflect the Apophis asteroid from a possible collision with Earth in 2036, just 26 years from now. But Russia’s sudden concern and call to action may have...

The Hunt For Near-Earth Asteroids Heats Up After 2012 EC Passes Earth
2013-03-05 06:16:21

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An asteroid that was only discovered Saturday (Mar. 2) has made a run by Earth in the early hours of March 5, some 250,000 miles away. While the asteroid is being associated with last month´s Russian meteor in respect to its mass, the two bodies are not linked in any other way. The asteroid, 2012 EC, was detected by Arizona´s Mt. Lemmon Observatory and astronomers calculated its trajectory, confirming the object would...

Asteroid Spin May Reveal Clues About Its Future Orbital Path
2013-02-12 11:46:49

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On February 15, astronomers will have an exciting opportunity with a record-setting close approach of an asteroid.  The research team, using the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) and NASA telescopes, will gain a key clue that will help predict the future of this natural cosmic orbiter. Discovered just a year ago, the 150-foot-wide asteroid, called 2012 DA14, will pass only 17,200 miles from the Earth on Friday, which...

Apophis Won’t Hit Earth In 2036
2013-01-13 08:33:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online There is a less than one-in-a-million chance that a massive asteroid, approximately as wide as three American football fields, will collide with Earth in 2036, NASA officials confirmed on Wednesday. According to MSNBC.com´s Alan Boyle, the “all-clear” was sounded by the US space agency after asteroid Apophis came within nine million miles of our planet. In fact, officials with NASA´s...

Herschel Observed Asteroid Apophis Over The Weekend
2013-01-09 14:28:25

ESA ESA´s Herschel space observatory made new observations of asteroid Apophis as it approached Earth this weekend. The data shows the asteroid to be bigger than first estimated, and less reflective. Catalogued as asteroid (99942) Apophis (previously 2004 MN4), it is often nicknamed ℠the doomsday asteroid´ in popular media, after initial observations made after its discovery in 2004 gave it a 2.7% chance of striking Earth in April 2029. With additional data, however,...

Asteroid Apophis To Swing By Earth This Week
2013-01-09 05:27:01

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Asteroid 99942, named Apophis after an ancient Egyptian mythological demon, will be whizzing by Earth this week. Apophis is a near-Earth asteroid with an estimated diameter of approximately three football fields — over 880 feet. The Slooh Space Camera will cover it's near approach on Wednesday, January 9th, 2013. The public can watch several live shows — available on PC, iPhone and Android devices - on Slooh.com starting...

Shooting Asteroids With Paintballs
2012-10-26 18:30:58

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to a new study, Bruce Willis didn't need a fancy atomic bomb to steer away the asteroid that was aiming for Earth in the movie Armageddon. He could've just been wielding a paintball gun. An MIT researcher reported that launching a few paintballs from a spacecraft at a relatively close distance to an asteroid could throw the space rock off course. A pale asteroid would reflect sunlight and, over time, as photons...

2012-08-12 23:02:25

Information given to UFO contactee, Billy Meier, in 1981 by Plejaren extraterrestrials to be published in several languages, aimed at younger generations who will be most affected if scientists don't act now to prevent a deep impact by Apophis in the coming years Playa Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) August 11, 2012 Predictive information about the Earth being hit by the Apophis asteroid, first provided to UFO contactee Billy Meier, in 1981 is now available as a cartoon in an online comic book titled,...

2012-08-12 23:02:22

Austrian physicist finds dire warning to humanity in “universal language” from extraterrestrials in Billy Meier´s information Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 11, 2012 With Russia now seriously regarding Apophis as a highly probable threat to Earth in 2036, a physicist´s startling new discovery may add to the certainty that extraterrestrials are urging us to take immediate action to deflect it. The Torino Scale - Red Alert Many scientists, from Carl Sagan, whose novel...


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