Joseph P Farrell – Mr. E.O. spotted this article and sent it along, and I think it’s one of those very important under-the-radar sorts of stories (literally!):
“Astronomers can easily track massive space rocks big enough to cause the extinction of humanity. But smaller asteroids which could wipe out a city might only be detected hours or days before they smash into our planet.
Now a minor asteroid impact has once against reminded humanity of its dispiriting impotence in the face of cruel cosmic fate Nasa’s Planetary Defence team glimpsed a six-foot-wide asteroid called 2018 LA on Saturday morning.
Hours later, it hit Earth travelling at 38,000 mph and caused a huge fireball to appear in the sky above Botswana, Africa. ‘This was a much smaller object than we are tasked to detect and warn about,’ said Lindley Johnson, Planetary Defense Officer at NASA Headquarters.” – Continue reading . . .
SF Source Giza Death Star Jun 2018