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NASA to launch first asteroid-bashing DART as trailblazing planetary defense mission

DART is to determine whether this is an effective way to deflect the course of an asteroid should one threaten the Earth in the future.
 

Science Nov 5, 2021, 4:53 PM IST

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NASA plans to crash spacecraft into an asteroid in test of 'planetary defense'

The purpose of the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) is to see if this is an efficient method of deflecting the path of an asteroid should one threaten the Earth in the future. 

Science Nov 5, 2021, 12:30 PM IST