DART Spacecraft Ready for Historic Deflection Collision With Asteroid on Monday – NASA

DART Spacecraft Ready for Historic Deflection Collision With Asteroid on Monday – NASA

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft is set to crash into the asteroid Dimorphos on Monday in a historic first test to see if spacecraft can use their kinetic energy to change the orbits of celestial bodies to deflect them from crashing into the earth in the future, NASA scientists told a press conference.

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