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Nasa delays launch for DART asteroid impact test

February 19, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

Dubbed the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), the mission aims to shift an asteroid’s orbit through kinetic impact, in September 2022. Basically, impacting a spacecraft into the smaller member of the binary asteroid system Didymos – classed as a near-Earth […]