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NASA launches ‘suicide' spacecraft to kick asteroid off course

14 days ago   |   By Al Jazeera

DART probe, the size of a car, will slam into the Dimorphos 'moonlet' at more than 24,000kph in 2022.
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NASA And SpaceX Launch Experimental Asteroid Deflecting Spacecraft To Avert Future ‘Armageddon'

14 days ago   |   By Forbes

The DART spacecraft will serve as a test for a future doomsday scenario where a large asteroid ends up on a collision course with the Earth.
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NASA launches DART probe on a head-on collision course with an asteroid

15 days ago   |   By Business Insider

An illustration of the DART spacecraft firing its NEXT-C ion engine. NASA/Johns Hopkins APL
NASA launched a spacecraft early Wednesday on a journey to slam into a stadium-sized asteroid .
The Double Asteroid Redirection Test aims to nudge the space rock into a new orbit.
If DART works, NASA could someday use this method to push dangerous asteroids away from Earth .
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket roared to life and soared through the dark California skies early Wednesday, carrying a small probe that could teach NASA how to save Earth from dangerous asteroids. NASA isn't aware of any asteroids...
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