11 asteroids threaten Earth
11 asteroids sized from 7 meters to 1 kilometre are threatening the Earth. They may approach our planet in the next 35 years. No dangerous asteroids will approach us this year, the Russian Emergency Control Ministry told RIA Novosti.
The problems of asteroids in the main threat to the humankind, astronaut and double Hero of the Soviet Union Alexei Leonov belives. “We need to unite all our efforts to protect the humanity,” he claimed in the Science Museum in London.
It is necessary to start working on the way to destroy or change the orbit of asteroids approaching the Earth now, he thinks.