Space is a shooting gallery, with rocks (also known as asteroids) flying in between the planets — and sometimes dangerously close to Earth. If a killer asteroid comes towards our planet, scientists have a new plan to push it on a different path. And this plan doesn't involve somebody like Armageddon's crew of oil drillers. Instead, it relies on an impressively named spacecraft. It's hammer time.
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Written by Elizabeth Howell April 20, 2018
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