An asteroid is used to test NASA's protection against space debris

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It may sound like something out of a movie but the mission is real.

NASA plans to smash a spacecraft into a moving asteroid in an attempt to divert its trajectory. It is a test to see if the space agency can protect earth from any space rocks that could be barreling toward our planet in the future.

For more KCBS Radio's Holly Quan spoke with Tariq Malik, Editor in Chief of Space.com

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