SA developer wants to save the us from destruction by asteroid

Have you ever looked up at the night sky and wondered if an asteroid could come crashing down on everyone, leaving nothing but destruction in its wake?Well, if it is up to Nasa and South African science process developer Olorato Mosiane, that will never happen. Mosiane is one of the young scientists working on the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope, and he’s one of only 12 planetary and data science graduates who are currently attending NASA’s summer workshop on asteroid defence. As part of the Young Professionals Development Programme (YPDP), the group is at the Nasa Frontier Development Lab (FDL), and has been tasked to come up with solutions to the threat of asteroid impacts. “Asteroids that collide with Earth are one cosmic danger that it’s now possible to mitigate. As part of…


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