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AS IN THE MOVIE “GREENLAND” THE COVER-UP WILL CONTINUE RIGHT UP TO THE LAST MINUTE… NEW TARGET FOR ASTEROID PROBE IS “POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS” APOPHIS

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NASA announced yesterday that it will grant extensions for eight missions currently underway. While most missions were extended three years, one was extended for nine: The Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (Osiris-REX) spacecraft, which just visited and sampled the asteroid 101955 Bennu and is due to drop off samples at Earth late this year, will continue onward toward another target of opportunity: the potentially hazardous asteroid 99942 Apophis. The extension will see the mission redesignated as Osiris-APEX (Apophis Explorer)…(READ MORE)

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