Nightly News   |  April 18, 2014

Moon Crash and Asteroid Warning: Today’s News from Space

A NASA spacecraft crashes into the surface of the moon -- and an ominous prediction.

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>>> a nasa spacecraft crashed into the surface of the moon today and went as planned. the orbiter was intentionally crashed into the far side of the moon so it wouldn't leave behind artifacts from the six manned moon missions. the world was chance fixed by the pictures of the astroid that thundered down on russia february of last year. 1200 people were injured. the founder of an effort to detect the astroids told an audience in seattle quote the only thing preventing a catastrophe from a city astroid is blind luck. it's a sobering thought and next tuesday the group will present evidence that astroids hit with alarming free quincy.