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Elon Musk concerned we have 'no defense' against potential killer asteroid

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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said that a large asteroid will eventually hit Earth and his concern is that 'we currently have no defense' against it.

Separately in April, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said that an asteroid strike is not something to be taken lightly and is perhaps Earth's biggest threat.

'We have to make sure that people understand that this is not about Hollywood, it's not about movies,' Bridenstine said at the International Academy of Astronautics' 2019 Planetary Defense Conference in College Park, Md., according to Space.com. 'This is about ultimately protecting the only planet we know right now to host life, and that is the planet Earth.

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