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How does the US Space Force work?

A neutron star is falling into a black hole in outer space. Scientists have detected two collisions between a neutron star and a black hole – an event once considered extremely rare – in the space of 10 days.

It sounds like a sci-fi astronaut army, straight from the pages of Star Wars. But experts say the US Space Force plays a crucial role in protecting people on Earth. In this video, Business Insider explores the many tasks of the Space Force, and how it has already saved numerous lives.

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