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The Webb and Hubble telescopes capture NASA’s impact on an asteroid at the same time

The first planetary defense test carried out by humanity has had two exceptional witnesses. The best telescopes in space, the brand new james webb and the veteran but resistant Hubblehave captured images of the dart ship impact of the POT against the asteroid Dimorphos about eleven million kilometers from Earth. They are the first observations …

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They publish the first images of the moment of the impact of DART on the asteroid Dimorphos

After ten months of flying in space, the dart mission he finally achieved his goal early on Tuesday: finish his ‘kamikaze’ flight over the asteroid Dimorphos and show that humanity is prepared to deflect one of these space rocks in case the Earth is in any danger. Although in real time POT offered impact images …

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Imminent crash of the DART probe to deflect an asteroid

This Tuesday at 01:14 a.m. (Spanish peninsular time), Monday in America, the mission is expected to Double Asteroid Redirect Test (dartfor its acronym in English) fulfills its objective: to deliberately crash a spaceship into an asteroid to show that it can thus be diverted. DART is the first planetary defense test mission designed to change …

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Time set for DART’s ‘kamikaze’ mission against asteroid Dimorphos

NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission, the first in the world to test a technology to defend the Earth from possible dangers from asteroids or comets, will impact its target, an asteroid that poses no threat to Earth, at 7:14 pm EDT on Monday, September 26. 1:14 in the morning from Monday to Tuesday, …

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NASA will crash a ship into an asteroid to divert it from its course

The opinions expressed by the collaborators of Entrepreneur they are personal. This action is intended to test a new technology designed to protect the Land of space bodies that may put it at risk. nasa.gov According to a release NASA, the plan is for the device to impact the asteroid at 11:14 p.m. (Mexico time), …

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This will be DART, humanity’s first attempt to deflect an asteroid

During the early hours of September 27 (still the 26th in the United States), at exactly 01:14, Spanish time, at dart missionfrom NASA (Double Asteroid Redirection Test) will collide head-on with Dimorphosa ‘mini moon’ barely 160 meters in diameter that orbits around a asteroid elderly, Didymos, about 400 meters. The objective of the impact will …

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