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NASA’s DART hits asteroid

DART spacecraft has hit an asteroid on September 27. Key facts DART (Double Asteroid Redirection Test) spacecraft hit the asteroid Dimorphos, which is orbiting around primary asteroid Didymos. The mission has succeeded in deflecting the trajectory of the pair of space rocks. The objective of this mission was to change the path of Dimorphos using ..

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NASA To Launch Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) Mission

American Space Agency, NASA has announced to launch “asteroid-killing Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft” on November 24, 2021. Key Points The spacecraft will be launched, aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket. It will be launched from Vandenberg Space Force Base, California. Under this mission, NASA will build advanced technologies which would protect the Earth from hazardous asteroid collision. Background ..

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