NASA says DART asteroid-smashing mission is ‘on track to collision’

NASA is just days away from a spacecraft hitting an asteroid 7 million miles (11 million km) from Earth.

The agency’s long-awaited double asteroid redirection test (Arrow) The mission will affect the asteroid moon Demorphos on Monday (September 26), if all goes according to plan. The DART mission began on November 23, 2021 atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and is now hurtling through deep space toward the near-Earth binary asteroid (65803) Didymos and the moon Demorphos.

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