NASA Aims to Redirect Asteroid in DART Mission's First Attempt at Planetary Defence

Chris K

Chris K

Chris K
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NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test, or DART, will attempt to alter the orbit of the asteroid Dimorphos, on September 26. The US space agency is set to create history when it crashes a spacecraft into the asteroid, attempting to deflect it from its trajectory. A tiny moon of the asteroid Didymos, the asteroid Dimorphos is an ideal target for NASA to test an import...

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