Here's How an Asteroid Threatens Earth in CBS' 'Salvation' (Gallery)

Making Plans

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In the episode of "Salvation" scheduled to come out July 26 on CBS, Grace makes decisions that will be life or death for millions of people.

Unexpected Turns

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Liam Cole, played by Charlie Rowe, built the simulation that first detected that there might be an unknown asteroid nearby.

Thinking Outside the Box

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Darius Tanz, portrayed by Santiago Cabrera, uses his status as a tech entrepreneur to work toward a faster solution to the incoming asteroid threat.

Great Minds

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In the suspense thriller "Salvation," Liam Cole, played by Charlie Rowe and Dennis Boutsikaris portrays Dr. Malcom Croft.

Taxing the Imagination

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The theoretical EmDrive provides a possible way to get a solution up to the asteroid fast enough to avert danger to Earth in "Salvation."

The End is Near

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"Salvation" is a thriller which explores life and death choices when an asteroid barrels toward Earth.

The Tech

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Darius, a tech star, works with a team to create theoretically impossible technology to destroy the asteroid that threatens Earth.

The Fight

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Darius Tanz' private spaceflight company has an uneasy relationship with the U.S. government as they both try to avert the catastrophe of an incoming asteroid in "Salvation."

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