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NASA launches spacecraft to crash into asteroid

NASA launched a spacecraft Tuesday night on a mission to smash into an asteroid and test whether it would be…

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NASA Launches Spacecraft to Test Asteroid Defense Concept

What to Know The mission is to smash into an asteroid and test whether it would be possible to knock…

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NASA to launch first mission to test asteroid deflection

The probe will then spend almost a year journeying to an asteroid system more than 6.5 million miles away from…

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NASA’s DART mission will try to deflect an asteroid by flying into it

The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission is scheduled to launch on 24 November and will smash into the asteroid…

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Astronomers have found a second trojan asteroid sharing Earth’s orbit

An Earth trojan is an asteroid that shares our planet’s orbit around the sun, moving just ahead of or behind…

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Here’s Why NASA Is Crashing a Spacecraft Into an Asteroid

What to Know NASA is launching its first planetary defense test mission, known as the Double Asteroid Redirection Test, or…

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NASA to crash spacecraft into asteroid to test planetary defense: What to know

NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission, the world’s first planetary defense test mission, is scheduled to launch early Wednesday…

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SpaceX and NASA plan to crash a satellite into an asteroid next week | Engadget

Since 2017, NASA has been in the process of testing to see whether crashing a satellite into an asteroid can…

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NASA’s asteroid hunter Lucy soars into sky with diamonds

A NASA spacecraft named Lucy rocketed into the sky with diamonds Saturday on a 12-year quest to explore eight asteroids.…

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NASA’s DART mission will crash craft to redirect asteroid, scientists say

NASA hopes a mission that is expected to launch next month will demonstrate a technique that could prevent an asteroid…

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