Nasa to crash spacecraft into asteroid in planetary defense test

Posted on AllSides September 26th, 2022
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A multimillion-dollar spacecraft will collide head-on with an asteroid the size of a football stadium in an unprecedented full-scale planetary defense test by the US space agency Nasa on Monday evening.

The 570kg (1257lb) spacecraft named Dart – short for Double Asteroid Redirection Test – was set to crash at high speed into the asteroid Dimorphos and self-destruct about 7pm ET.

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