NASA's DART Mission First Step Towards Preventing Possible Asteroid Armageddon, Indian Scientists Say

Chris K

Chris K

Chris K
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NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission to deflect the asteroid Dimorphos could help the world prepare for a possible asteroid Armageddon similar to the one that caused the dinosaurs to go extinct. Dimorphos orbits a larger 780-metre asteroid called Didymos. Unlike the 10-kilometre diameter dinosaur-killing asteroid that hit Earth, both asteroids do not...

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