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NASA's Osiris-rex spotted asteroid that can hit earth in 150 years

NASA's Osiris-rex spotted asteroid that can hit earth in 150 years

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NASA's deep space explorer Osiris-Rex was launched in 2016 and recently it flew near a sky-scrapper size asteroid Bennu that is shaped like a giant corn. Scientists are studying the compounds and behaviour of Bennu closely as according to their calculations there is a one in 2,700 chance of Bennu to slam onto the surface of earth 166 years from now. Osiris-Rex will help the scientists to understand the asteroid more.

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