NASA Spacecraft Set to Explore Giant Asteroid That Could Destroy Earth

The OSIRIS-REx Mission, headed by NASA and the University of Arizona, plan to launch an unmanned spacecraft on September 8 in the efforts to reach Bennu, a large near-Earth asteroid in August 2018, according to a website devoted to the mission.
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NASA plans to take a closer look at a big rock that could give the air a big jolts. The space agency is launching a study of a so called Armageddon asteroid named it venue in about a 120 years that Ben knew many. Get close enough that the Earth's gravity pulls it towards us. Scientists say if it hit the impact will be 200 times the strength of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima.

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