August 8, 2022


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We Asked a NASA Expert: Is NASA Really Crashing a Spacecraft into an Asteroid?

Are we really crashing a spacecraft into an asteroid? We sure are — all in the name of planetary defense. The #DARTMission is a technology test to see if an impactor could change the trajectory of an asteroid. Nancy Chabot of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory tells us more.

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Editor: Matthew Schara

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