Double Asteroid Redirection Test

How to watch NASA's DART spacecraft crash into an asteroid

How to watch NASA’s DART spacecraft crash into an asteroid

Artist’s rendering of the DART spacecraft approaching an asteroid. illustration: NASA The demise of DART is finally upon us as a NASA spacecraft is colliding with the tiny Dimorphos asteroid. Here’s how you can watch this very important experiment deflecting asteroids. Abbreviation for Double Asteroid Redirection Test, Dart Mission It is the first test of …

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NASA's DART deploys camera probe ahead of asteroid impact

NASA’s DART deploys camera probe ahead of asteroid impact

Description of DART (left) and LICIACube (right). picture: Italian Space Agency DART won’t be able to deflect the asteroid, but the recently deployed LICIACube — a tiny probe equipped with a camera — will document the encounter in detail. NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) is NASA’s first demonstration of a defense strategy against threatening …

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How to watch NASA crash a spacecraft into an asteroid

How to watch NASA crash a spacecraft into an asteroid

photo: NASA/Johns Hopkins APL/Ed Whitman NASA plans to crash spacecraft into asteroid on Sept. 26, an unprecedented mission (Earth time) and you’ll be able to live stream it. Humanity’s first experiment to divert a harmful asteroid from our planet, a mission called double asteroid redirection test, or darts, Refers to Change the orbit of the …

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