NASA DART: What comes next for the collision-course asteroid mission squib

NASA’s DART mission is underway, launching atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 and aiming to answer one of the biggest questions in science – and sci-fi movies: can we avoid a potentially life-ending asteroid strike on Earth? Much to Bruce Willis’ disappointment, we’re guessing, the Double Asteroid Redirection Test won’t try to nuke a rogue space rock altogether. Instead, its ambitions … Continue reading
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