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NASA launches spacecraft on 12-year mission

NASA launched its "Lucy" spacecraft from Cape Canaveral, Florida, early Saturday morning. Over the course of 12 years, the probe will explore a record-setting eight asteroids in a single mission. CBS News space consultant Bill Harwood joins CBSN to discuss what scientists hope to learn about the creation of our solar system from this mission.
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