Category: Science

Successful effect! NASA’s DART mission hits asteroid in historic planetary defense test

NASA’s DART spacecraft collided with the smaller body of the binary asteroid system Didymos on September 26, 2022. This artist’s animation illustrates the impact. ESA’s Hera mission will examine ‘Didymoon’ after the impact and assess how its orbit has been altered by…Read More »

NASA’s DART mission will slam into an asteroid’s moon today | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — A NASA spacecraft will deliberately crash into an asteroid on Monday, and it’s all in the name of planetary protection.…Read More »

NASA waves off next Artemis I launch attempt due to tropical storm | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — The Artemis I rocket will not have its third launch attempt on Tuesday as planned due to concerns over Tropical…Read More »