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According to reports, there exists a asteriod Seven million miles away from earth

NASA on Monday aims to strike it with a spacecraft to see if it can redirect its course

It’s called the Double Asteroid Redirection Test, or DART

It's the world's first mission to test the technology for defending Earth against an incoming killer asteroid

The spacecraft is expected to crash into the asteroid, called Dimorphos, at more than 14,000 miles per hour at 7:14 p.m. on Monday or early hours of tuesday

It'll be a first test to help determine our response if we really do see an asteroid that's out there threatening to hit Earth

NASA doesn’t want to blow up the asteroid, but just want to redirect its direction

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