What is known about dangerous asteroids near Earth

On 30 June 1908 in Siberia fell Tunguska meteorite, which led to the largest asteroid disaster in the history of mankind.

30 June is the Day of the asteroid – an international campaign aimed at coverage of the asteroid hazard and possible methods of collision avoidance to the Ground. On this occasion, enthusiasts from the Alpha Centauri showed infographics, reports the Internet-the edition with reference to .

“It’s time to remember what we know about near-earth asteroids. How many asteroids we’ve discovered? How often do they fall on the Ground? This not only — in the infographic,” write the authors of the scheme.

Click to open the full scheme:the working group the Day of the asteroid made a Declaration for scientists and engineers calling for support for the idea of saving the Earth from future collisions with asteroids.

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