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How to watch NASA’s Dart spacecraft crash into an asteroid

Artist’s depiction of the DART spacecraft approaching an asteroid. Clarification: NASA DART’s demise has finally come to an end, as NASA’s spacecraft is on a collision course with the tiny asteroid Demorphos. Here’s how you can witness this all-important asteroid-distracting experiment. An acronym for the Double Asteroid Redirection Test, the DART . mission It is …

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NASA looms over next Artemis I launch attempt due to tropical storm | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory newsletter. Explore the universe with news of amazing discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN – The Artemis I rocket will not launch for the third time on Tuesday as planned due to fears of Tropical Storm Ian making its way toward Cuba and Florida. After meeting on Saturday morning, …

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Stunning image of a NASA astronaut capturing ‘star trails in space’ from the International Space Station

Incredible photo of a NASA astronaut captures ‘star trails in space’ aboard the International Space Station A NASA astronaut captured a stunning photo of ‘star trails’ while on a mission aboard the International Space Station Curved lanes of distant stars and earth lit with city lights and lightning strikes can be seen in the viral …

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A meteor hit Mars, and NASA recorded the strange sound it made. Listen

For the first time, NASA has captured the strange sound of a meteor sailing through another planet’s atmosphere and crashing to Earth. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory says in a press release that the recording, posted September 19 to YouTube, combines “seismic and sonic waves” detected when a space rock hit Mars on September 5, 2021. …

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An asteroid collision moved the moon’s north and south poles about 186 miles over a period of 4.25 billion years.

In a new study, scientists reveal that ancient collisions with asteroids moved the moon’s north and south arches about 186 miles. A team at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland used computer simulations to erase thousands of craters from the moon’s surface — as if they were going back in time to 4.25 billion …

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