The satellite is carrying a tiny laboratory in which four medical scientific experiments to test drug resistance will be conducted under conditions of micro-gravity.
The effect the asteroid would have on the US presidential election, however, is likely negligible.
The meteors in the Perseids shower tend to be bright so skywatchers may be able to spot up to 40 to 50 meteors per hour, if not more, even if the moonlight is bright on Tuesday night.
The findings confirm the presence of a subsurface reservoir of brine – salt-enriched water – remnants of a vast subsurface ocean that has been gradually freezing.
These findings could have major implications on the search for habitable planets outside the solar system.
TAU chalks up the possibility that a star "got too close to the dining table," causing the disruption - being devoured in the process.
The company competes with billionaire-backed ventures such as Blue Origin that are vying to usher in a new era of space tourism.
Some nuclear tests were conducted also in outer space and nuclear fuel was employed as propellant for rockets.
The probe is expected to reach Mars in February where it will attempt to deploy a rover to explore the planet for 90 days.
"Our work shows that some of that interior heat is still able to reach the surface even today. Venus is clearly not so geologically dead or dormant as previously thought."