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NASA predicts asteroid is headed for Earth

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According to NASA, this year could end with a bang.Scientists recently spotted an asteroid on a direct collision course to Earth — projected to hit a day before the presidential elections in November.
The flying space object, known as 2018VP1, is expected on Nov. 2, according to the Center for Near Objects Studies at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
The asteroid is 6.5 feet in diameter, according to NASA data, and first identified at the Palomar Observatory in California two years ago.
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