NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) Current Affairs, GK & News

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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ATLAS Asteroid Tracking System

The NASA-funded Asteroid Terrestrial-impact Last Alert System (ATLAS) has become first survey capable of searching entire dark sky for near-Earth objects (NEOs), every 24 hours. Key Facts ATLAS is a state-of-the-art asteroid detection system. It is operated by University of Hawai‘i (UH) Institute for Astronomy(IfA) for Planetary Defense Coordination Office (PDCO) of NASA. ATLAS has expanded its reach to ..

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