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An asteroid will pass close to Earth the day before the election

CBS News Tuesday, 25 August 2020
The object has only a tiny chance of reaching Earth's atmosphere — but NASA isn't worried.
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NASA says that there could be three potential impacts, but there is just a 0.41% chance of the asteroid hitting us.

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