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NASA to pay SpaceX: To crash a rocket into an asteroid

NASA awarded $69 million to SpaceX to redirect an asteroid. The mission is called DART ”Double Asteroid Redirection Test. It works on Kinetic Impactor technique. The technique is sending a high speed spacecraft to the path of an astronomical object approaching the earth. The asteroid is called Didymos and is to hit the earth by ..

Quick News Today 3

1. Harold Pinter , a Nobel Prize-winning eminent British Playwright died on Dec24,2008 2. Eartha Kitt died on dec.26, 2008 was an American singer. 3. Somali Prime Minister Hassan Hussein Nur was sacked from his post on December 14, 2008. 4. Natinal Minority Rights Award 2008 was given to Shabnam Hashmi & Dr. Inderjeet Kaur ..