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DART Slams Asteroid

Saves Earth? Not so much

Diagram showing asteroid bank shot
NASA chart projecting asteroid trajectory (Vadim Sadovski)

Monday night NASA and the world celebrated the stellar success of the DART spacecraft which crashed into an asteroid and diverted it from its path. Tuesday night NASA announced the mission inadvertently created a chain of collisions that have now pushed a giant asteroid in the direction of earth’s orbit.

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