Most killer asteroids flying towards Earth currently impossible to detect - ex-astronaut Ed Lu RT — SophieCo

Giant asteroids like the one that killed the dinosaurs don’t cross Earth’s path very often, but smaller ones do all the time. Scientists are working on systems to deflect massive asteroids, but can they be trusted to stop Armageddon if it comes to it? And while the world’s governments can’t seem to cooperate to counter threats on Earth, are they taking the threat from space seriously enough? We ask Ed Lu, a former astronaut, physicist, and CEO of the B612 Foundation, which is dedicated to defense against asteroids.