NASA team “really confident” Double Asteroid Redirection Test will hit target

On Nov. 24, NASA launched the first spacecraft sent to hit and redirect a harmless, near-Earth asteroid. It’s called the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART). The trip takes 10 months, but if it is successful, NASA will be able to deflect dangerous asteroids plummeting towards Earth years in advance. Lindley Johnson, planetary defense officer at […]

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