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NASA spacecraft attempts to knock asteroid off course

NASA is trying an experiment to answer a question that’s straight out of science fiction. What could we do if a large object was hurtling through space on a collision course with Earth? Science Correspondent Miles O’Brien joined William Brangham to discuss the Double Asteroid Redirection Test, or DART.

NASA spacecraft attempts to knock asteroid off course

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