WATCH: Comet Crashes Into Sun and Explodes

This video released by NASA shows a small comet crashing into the sun. The video was captured by the European space agency “SOHO” space telescope.

The explosion that follows is called “coronal mass ejection” – basically a giant solar flare.

NASA’s Proposed Asteroid Capture Mission Animation

The best two things you can say about this video NASA just posted of its proposed asteroid capture mission is that it’s insanely cool to watch and it will cost you only 4 minutes and 42 seconds of your life. The worst you can say is that it will cost taxpayers billions of dollars in development costs before it is ultimately discarded as …

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