NASA DART Spacecraft Successfully Slams Into Asteroid Dimorphos in First Planetary Defence Test

Chris K

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NASA on Monday successfully crashed into an asteroid in the world's first test of a planetary defense system, as the US space agency continues to work on technology to prevent potential meteorite collisions with Earth, that could threaten life on the planet. The DART spacecraft was launched by a SpaceX rocket in November 2021, and made most of its voyage under the gui...

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