NASA's planetary defence test

NASA's DART mission begins the 6.8 million mile journey towards a head-on collision with an asteroid...
01 December 2021
Presented by Tricia Smith
Production by Tricia Smith.


DART Mission Launch


Now this might have flown under your radar, but last Wednesday NASA launched the DART mission, a spacecraft on a one-way collision course with an asteroid, in the world’s first full-scale planetary defence test. Tricia Smith asked Space Author Colin Stuart, if life as we know it is in danger…


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