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  • Why DART Is the Most Important Mission Ever Launched to Space

    Why DART Is the Most Important Mission Ever Launched to Space

    Later today, NASA’s DART spacecraft will attempt to smash into a non-threatening asteroid. It’s one of the most important things we’ve done in space — if not the most important thing — as this experiment to deflect a non-threatening asteroid could eventually result in a robust and effective planetary defence strategy for protecting life on…