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Space telescopes will attempt to observe the DART asteroid collision

When NASA’s DART mission slams into an asteroid called Dimorphos next week, three different science spacecraft will try to observe the action.

Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission is designed to test a method of planetary defense that could be used if humans discover a large asteroid on collision with Earth. The spacecraft carried a tiny Cubesat to record its dramatic end, but three other eyes in the sky will also try to watch the impact: the James Webb and Hubble Space Telescopes and another NASA asteroid mission, Lucy.



https://www.space.com/dart-asteroid-impact-space-telescope-observations/ Space telescopes will attempt to observe the DART asteroid collision

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