Enlarge / One of the last images from DART. (credit: NASA/APL) Update, 10:30: If this is an indication of the quality of the images we should expect over the next several days, we’re in for a treat. ATLAS observations of the DART spacecraft impact at Didymos! pic.twitter.com/26IKwB9VSo — ATLAS Project (@fallingstarIfA) September 27, 2022 Original article […]
The mission was designed to test whether a probe could knock a hazardous space rock away from a crash course with Earth. https://media.wired.com/photos/63324d5ac9bb1af7ef2498cd/master/pass/Dimorphos-Science.jpg
After nearly a year in transit, NASA's experimental Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission, which sought to answer the questions, "Could you potentially shove a asteroid off its planet-killing trajectory by hitting it with a specially designed satellite? How about several?" has successfully collided with the Dimorphos asteroid. Results and data from the collision are […]
NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft has caught its first glimpse of the asteroid that it’s set to slam into on September 26. The Dimorphos asteroid poses no threat to Earth, but NASA wants to find out if it can change an asteroid’s flight path by crashing a spacecraft into it so that it […]
Q: WHEN looking in the mirror I have noticed that my pupils appear to be darting around. What could be causing this? I am on medication for depression.
Police in Lucas County, Ohio, were able to safely track a suspect’s car after a deputy shot a GPS-enabled dart onto the suspect’s vehicle as he fled the scene. “They were able to track him with GPS and other jurisdictions got involved and they knew his location and speed and were able to get in […]