The DART mission is about to collide with an asteroid.  What to expect

The DART mission is about to collide with an asteroid. What to expect

The Double Asteroid Redirection Test, or DART, mission aims to see if this kind of kinetic impact can help deflect an asteroid threatening Earth. “We’re moving an asteroid,” said Tom Statler, NASA program scientist for the DART mission. “We are altering the motion of a natural celestial body in space. Humanity has never done this …

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