NASA’s DART Asteroid Mission Could Severely Deform Target Asteroid, New Study Reveals

Chris K

Chris K

Chris K
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NASA's DART mission could completely deform the target asteroid upon impact, according to a new study. Based on direct evidence from space missions like the Japanese space agency's Hayabusa2 probe that shows an asteroid can have a very loose internal structure, researchers have performed new simulations on the ambitious mission to collide with an asteroid and to defle...

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