With foresight cited, Launched a dart Into space, It’s course they’d chart. An asteroid aimed At no where near The earth or moon - Not one to fear. To see if they Could knock off course Projectiles aimed At us with force. Billions of these Asteroids fly And someday one Will grace our sky. And make a dent Or so much worse, Destroy the life, Our universe. They hit the target, Weeks will wait Before assessment Of its fate. Too bad the science With a probe Can’t fix our course Here on this globe.