DART: Double Asteroid Redirection Test
The DART mission is NASA's demonstration of kinetic impactor technology, impacting an asteroid to adjust its speed and path. DART was the first-ever space mission to demonstrate asteroid deflection by kinetic impactor. It impacted the moonlet Dimorphos on September 26, 2022.
A series of radar images captured at different times on Oct. 9, 2022, of the Didymos and Dimorphos binary asteroid system.
Credit: NASNASA/Johns Hopkins APL/JPL/NASA JPL Goldstone Planetary Radar/National Science Foundation’s Green Bank ObservatoryNASA/Johns Hopkins APL/JPL/A/Johns Hopkins APL/JPL/NASA JPL Goldstone Planetary Radar/National Science Foundation's Green Bank Observatory
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