NASA DART Mission Live: Spacecraft COLLIDES with Asteroid Dimorphos at 14000 mph

    NASA Double Asteroid Redirection Test Livestream: the historic DART spacecraft crashed onto Dimorphos asteroid.

    By: HT TECH
    | Updated on: Sep 27 2022, 05:01 IST
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    The DART spacecraft collides with the Dimorphos asteroid (NASA)
    The DART spacecraft collides with the Dimorphos asteroid (NASA)

    NASA Double Asteroid Redirection Test Livestream: After months of waiting, the NASA DART mission spacecraft is ready for its crash landing. What is more, you can watch NASA DART mission live updates now. In fact, in just one hour, the world will witness a historic moment as NASA sends its spacecraft to collide with Asteroid Dimorphous to test the planetary

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    27 Sep 2022, 05:01 AM IST

    ESA to conduct an in-depth analysis of the collision

    European Space Agency's Hera mission will conduct an in-depth analysis of the DART collision and its long term consequences in 2026.

    27 Sep 2022, 04:55 AM IST

    Impact success!

    27 Sep 2022, 04:54 AM IST

    This is the first time humanity has moved a celestial object

    NASA official highlights the monumental milestone achieved by the DART mission.

    27 Sep 2022, 04:53 AM IST

    DART is just the first planetary defense mission

    NASA official says that the real work begins now.

    27 Sep 2022, 04:50 AM IST

    Celebrations go around as the impact takes place

    Celebrations at NASA HQ after the DART impact.
    Celebrations at NASA HQ after the DART impact.
    Celebrations at NASA HQ after the DART impact.
    Celebrations at NASA HQ after the DART impact.

    The DART team celebrates as the DART spacecraft crashes into the Dimorphos asteroid.

    27 Sep 2022, 04:43 AM IST

    SmartNav has stopped maneuvering the spacecraft

    The DART spacecraft is now coasting towards the target and will crash at any moment now.

    27 Sep 2022, 04:41 AM IST

    Just 5 minutes for the NASA DART impact

    The impact will take in just 5 minutes. The first images will be be visible a couple minutes after the impact due to data transfer time and image processing.

    27 Sep 2022, 04:36 AM IST

    Dimorphos is not a Threat to Earth

    NASA has once again clarified that the Dimorphos asteroid is not a threat to Earth at this moment or it will be after the impact. It is merely a target chosen to see the capabilities as well as to collect data from a mission like this.

    27 Sep 2022, 04:30 AM IST

    DART precision locks are set on the Dimorphos asteroid

    “Only 20 minutes until impact, #DARTMission's smart navigation is now precision-locked on non-hazardous asteroid Dimorphos, as the space craft travels at 6 kilometers per second," tweets NASA.

    27 Sep 2022, 04:28 AM IST

    LICIACube, a cubesat, to take images of the impact

    27 Sep 2022, 04:13 AM IST

    DART has locked onto the target successfully

    According to NASA, DART system has detected and locked onto the Dimorphos asteroid using its SmartNav algorithm.

    27 Sep 2022, 04:11 AM IST

    James Webb Space Telescope is also observing the DART crash

    27 Sep 2022, 04:08 AM IST

    Watch the NASA DART livestream here

    First Published Date: 27 Sep, 04:08 IST
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