Twitter users are facing the earth-shattering news today that they will have to survive without tweet notifications of impending asteroid strikes.
More than a million Twitter users rely on the service for advanced notice of asteroid strikes.
Although the US government shutdown is having an effect on Nasa’s operations, thankfully “many observatories, astronomers are [still] watching the skies,” according to Nasa, with a list of near-Earth objects continuing to be updated as part of the Near Earth Object Program.
Nasa will be forced to furlough almost all of its employees due to the US government shutdown, although a core group of staff will continue to support the International Space Station from mission control in Houston.
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