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Nasa Dart mission animation shows how it plans to blow up an asteroid with a spacecraft

Guardian, 24 Nov 2021
Nasa is preparing to launch a mission that could show us how to save the planet from an asteroid strike, similar to that seen in films such as Armageddon and Deep Impact. The Dart mission is the first dedicated to investigating and demonstrating a method of asteroid deflection by changing an asteroid’s motion in space through kinetic impact. Nasa has released an animation showing what the process may look like

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