Scientists design a new spacecraft, called a HAMMER, to carry nukes to incoming asteroids that threaten Earth

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(Natural News) U.S. researchers and engineers are designing a new spacecraft that can either ram hazardous asteroids away from Earth or nuke them into oblivion, reported a ScienceDirect article. They chose to name it HAMMER for obvious reasons. HAMMER stands for Hypervelocity Asteroid Mitigation Mission for Emergency Response. Each unmanned vehicle is expected to weigh around eight tons, which is less than the old Apollo…

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