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NASA's DART mission launched early this morning as it travels through space in order to slam into an asteroid. The hope is that the data collected will provide scientists with an answer on how to avert an Armageddon type event in the future. Humankind has pondered the thoughts of what a large asteroid slamming into the Earth would be like. Movies have been based on the idea and presented methods that don't really seem plausible. Scientists have theorized that an asteroid could have been what caused the extinction of the dinosaurs millions of years ago. With all of that in mind NASA has set out to seek answers and hopefully provide logical and effective methods of averting total annihilation. ... Read more...