Mar 2, 2021

DART Mission Trailer

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In 2022, our first planetary defense test mission, the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), will attempt to change the motion of a small moonlet, Dimorphos, that poses no threat to Earth. This demonstration, led by the JHU Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), will test a new asteroid deflection technology: www.nasa.gov/dart

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