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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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This reusable space cargo ship will open the door to European space exploration

Artist depiction of SUSIE performing a vertical landing (video speed 2.5 times). GIF: ArianeGroup / Gizmodo French aerospace company ArianeGroup has unveiled a concept for a reusable upper stage spacecraft capable of delivering heavy payloads into space and carrying out manned missions before landing vertically on Earth. It was SUSIE, short for Smart Upper Stage …

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