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The impact NASA is trying to make 6.5 million miles away

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NASA is taking a precautionary step in the direction of protecting earth from asteroids. The agency is expected to launch a spacecraft towards an asteroid the width of the tallest building on the planet, to find out how much force it would take to redirect a threat this large.

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