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NASA has just revealed images of an enormous asteroid that could destroy The Earth

  101955 Bennu NASA has just revealed images of an enormous asteroid that could destroy The Earth. NRadius: 861.22′, Mass: 78 billion kg Orbital period: 438 days, Gravity: 0.00009807 m/s²,Orbits: Sun Bennu comes incredibly close to Earth every six years … Continue reading

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Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson

Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson 1918 (age 100 years), White Sulphur Springs, WV She is an African-American mathematician whose calculations of orbital mechanics as a NASA employee were critical to the success of the first and subsequent U.S. manned spaceflights whose … Continue reading

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