The Kepler telescope will run out of fuel

The Kepler space telescope is going to run out of fuel within several months. Initially, the Kepler team estimated that the K2 mission could conduct 10 campaigns with the remaining fuel.

The Tiangong-1 Chinese space station will collide with Earth

The Tiangong-1 Chinese space station which had lost communication in 2016 is on a collision course with Earth. It will re-entry just a few weeks from now. The Aerospace Corporation, a nonprofit research and development company, predicts the chance of being hit by a piece of falling Tiangong-1 debris is about a million times smaller than winning the lottery.

NASA is developing a weapon to destroy or deflect the incoming asteroids to Earth

NASA and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) are currently planning to create the HAMMER, which is an acronym for Hypervelocity Asteroid Mitigation Mission for Emergency Response. It’s a spacecraft designed to deflect an incoming asteroid from hitting earth and if it fails in deflecting the asteroid, the plan is to nuke it.