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Why did the Armageddon (1998) plot require a "rogue comet that jarred loose a Texas-sized asteroid"? [closed]

Wikipedia's Armageddon (1998 film); Plot begins: A massive meteor shower destroys the orbiting Space Shuttle Atlantis, before entering the atmosphere and bombarding New York City. NASA discovers that ...
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How did they figure out asteroid's dark side's composition in Armageddon?

In the movie Armageddon, after the shuttles crash on the asteroid, Rockhound (Steve Buscemi's character) reveals that they overshot their planned landing site by 26 miles and that the current landing ...
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How did the scientists in “Armageddon” know that a nuclear explosion in the asteroid would explode into half?

After watching Armageddon (1998), I could not understand how the NASA scientists knew that a nuclear explosion in the asteroid would split it into two halves which will take a trajectory circumventing ...
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