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Earth-Threatening Asteroid to be Visited by NASA’s OSIRIS-REx

One week from today an asteroid will swing within just 17,200 miles of Earth – closer than geosynchronous satellites that orbit the planet. While there is no chance of an impact event on February 15, there are other asteroids that could collide with the Earth sometime in the future. To prepare for (and hopefully prevent) such a disaster, NASA has …

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