1. Satellite crashes, asteroid impacts and space weather pose big risks, US lawmakers say  Space.com
  2. The Sun's light will be SUPERCHARGED when it dies and destroy the asteroid belt, study finds  Daily Mail
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A Senate committee pondered three serious threats from space and what could be done to protect Earth from their dangers.

Satellite crashes, asteroid impacts and space weather pose big risks, US lawmakers say | Space

A new study suggests that when a star's life ends, its luminosity increases ten-thousand-fold and the radiation is strong enough to obliterate the asteroid belt the orbits it into small dust particles.A new study suggests that when a star's life ends, its luminosity increases ten-thousand-fold and the radiation is strong enough to obliterate the asteroid belt the orbits it into small dust particles.

The Sun's light will be SUPERCHARGED when it dies and destroy the asteroid belt, study finds | Daily Mail Online

“NASA has confirmed Asteroid is hurtling towards Earth at an incredible speed. (RT) for a chance to stay in my bunker with me!”

KEEM 🍿 on Twitter: "NASA has confirmed Asteroid is hurtling towards Earth at an incredible speed. (RT) for a chance to stay in my bunker with me!… https://t.co/pVdpj0pn5J"

“July 25 2019: I wake up with the peculiar feeling of being threatened by asteroids, and that NASA can't be trusted. July 26 2019: I discover that the night before, Asteroid 2019 OK had a near-miss with earth that "snuck up" on NASA. 🧙‍♂️ 🧘‍♂️”

Francis Pouliot ☣️ on Twitter: "July 25 2019: I wake up with the peculiar feeling of being threatened by asteroids, and that NASA can't be trusted. July 26 2019: I discover that the night before, Asteroid 2019 OK had a near-miss with earth that "snuck up" on NASA. 🧙‍♂️ 🧘‍♂️… https://t.co/QNaC18iisa"

“OTD in 2001, the record-setting NEAR Shoemaker space probe, designed by @JHUAPL for @NASA, landed on the asteroid Eros. It sent back 10x more data than 1st planned, including 160K images, and mapped 70% of Eros' surface using a near-infrared spectrometer. https://t.co/X2uFhmeyPF”

Ajit Pai on Twitter: "OTD in 2001, the record-setting NEAR Shoemaker space probe, designed by @JHUAPL for @NASA, landed on the asteroid Eros. It sent back 10x more data than 1st planned, including 160K images, and mapped 70% of Eros' surface using a near-infrared spectrometer. https://t.co/X2uFhmeyPF… https://t.co/KTRQKXT6T0"

“NASA: Massive asteroid close call due Saturday, but won't be hitting Earth https://t.co/6YuCwOvwEv”

Joe Dwinell on Twitter: "NASA: Massive asteroid close call due Saturday, but won't be hitting Earth https://t.co/6YuCwOvwEv"