Didymos

22 May 19

As much as we don’t want to imagine it happening, we’ve likely all had the thought once, “could an asteroid hit us at any moment and wipe us all out?” Of course, it can happen, but luckily the odds are in our favour. However, that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be prepared, which is why NASA […]

19 May 19
Salisbury Sling Library

It is the time of year when many of the library requests mention borrowing or trying a lightweight summer carrier, and yes there are now a number of carriers on the market that are designed for wearing in warm weather, but do you really need a lighter carrier than the one you are using? My […]

18 May 19
Give it a Spin

An asteroid approaches the earth at great speed. NASA and the European Space Agency have in their hands the possibility of avoiding thousands of deaths thanks to the so-called Mission AIDA, but do you know what it is and what is it?

18 May 19
Abstergo

It is both alarming and comforting to know that “Didymoon” of the moonlet of “Didymos (65803)” is heading towards our planet, aiming to crash sometime in the year 2022 and we are working hard towards preventing this disaster in what can only be defined as the “the first-ever mission to demonstrate the capability to deflect […]

15 May 19
InnovatorX

An artist’s depiction of the DART spacecraft at the binary asteroid Didymos. (Image: © NASA/Johns Hopkins APL) NASA’s first-ever planetary defense mission is preparing to launch in June 2021, making sure all the pieces are in place for the spacecraft to successfully slam into the small “moon” of a binary asteroid.That mission, called the Double…

14 May 19
Arcynewsy

sputnik Mikhail Filimonov A painting of the artist André Sokolov NASA and Johns Hopkins University are ready to change the orbit of the double asteroid "65803" which is approaching 2022 from Earth, reports Space.com. This asteroid was selected for an experiment that would change course. Read more A probe will be launched in the asteroid […]

14 May 19
Live Feeds

This NASA Spacecraft Will Crash into an Asteroid to Test Earth’s Defenses Against Space Rocks Space.com NASA’s DART mission is the agency’s first planetary defense spacecraft and will collide with the smaller body of a binary asteroid called Didymos in October … Source link

14 May 19
Archy news nety

sputnik Mikhail Filimonov A painting by the artist André Sokolov NASA and Johns Hopkins University are ready to change the orbit of the double asteroid "65803" approaching 2022 from Earth, Space.com reported. This asteroid was selected for an experiment that would change course. Read more A probe will be launched in the asteroid in 2021 […]

13 May 19
Daily Republic

May 13– May 13–NASA says that it will launch its Double Asteroid Redirection Test planetary defense measure in 2021, and that the mission is projected to collide with an asteroid in 2022. The U.S. space agency says that it “will get one chance to hit its target,” which is a “small moonlet in the binary […]

12 May 19
Archy news nety

exclusive NASA's chief scientist sees journeys to the moon as essential to the long-term existence of humanity. from Markus Bear James L. Green, 68, has been working for NASA since 1979 and leads various missions – including landing the Curiosity Rover on Mars and sending multiple spacecraft to the moon. In 2018, he was appointed […]

12 May 19
Ashbroyale

Could We Stop an Asteroid from Hitting Earth? SUBSCRIBE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXfT0LLOvDM : Space has always been a source of fear and fascination for humankind. The secrets it hides and its celestial objects that look like shooting stars mesmerize and intrigue people. However, even modern technology can’t save us from occasional confusion. Asteroids, meteoroids, comets… What’s the […]

11 May 19
La-Neta MX

El objetivo de la agencia espacial es intentar desviar la órbita de asteroide en septiembre de 2022; lanzará el DART en pequeño cuerpo rocoso del sistema binario de asteroides Didymos

11 May 19
Free Press Web

Nudging this asteroid will give valuable clues for surviving a prospective hit. Fourteen Arecibo radar images of the near-Earth asteroid 65803 Didymos and its moonlet, taken on Nov. 23, 24 and 26, 2003.(Image: © Arecibo Observatory/NSF) Telescopes and spacecraft are already watching the skies for potentially hazardous asteroids, but what could be done to actually deflect […]

10 May 19
Toucan News

NASA has revealed details about its Double Asteroid Redirection Test, known as DART, a spacecraft due to launch in 2021, on course to deliberately smash into an asteroid in 2022. Only previously heard of in science fiction books and films, NASA’s DART project plans to turn into reality the idea of being able to destroy […]