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100 years ago: The asteroid explosion in Tunguska
100 years ago, on 30 June 1908, an asteroid exploded in a remote area of Siberia, having hit the atmosphere at a speed of possibly seventy thousand kilometres per hour. Such impacts from space are rare, but they pose a very real threat to Earth. The German Aerospace Center (DLR) is taking part in international cooperative measures in helping to protect us from small, potentially dangerous objects in the Solar System.
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Created: 26/06/2008 10:00:00
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