NASA Says DART Asteroid-Smashing Mission ‘On Impression Path’

NASA is days away from slamming a spacecraft into an asteroid 7 million miles (11 million kilometers) from Earth.

The company’s long-awaited double asteroid redirection take a look at (Dart) mission will make an influence with asteroid Moon Dimorphos on Monday (Sept. 26) if all goes based on plan. The DART mission launched on November 23, 2021 atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and is now passing by way of deep house towards the near-Earth binary asteroid (65803) Didymos and its moon Dimorphos.

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