NASA DART mission will put onan asteroid

NASA's DART mission will attempt something unprecedented on September 26 — and we'll be able to watch it live.

Next week, NASA's asteroid-smacking spacecraft will provide us with some stunning sights.

On Monday (Sept. 26), the DART probe will accelerate toward the asteroid moonlet Dimorphos in an attempt to alter its orbit around its parent planet.

The live presentation from space will necessitate unprecedented cooperation, thanks to the agency's Double Asteroid Redirection system.

The broadcast will include photos from DART's DRACO instrument, which is the spacecraft's lone scientific instrument.

"You'll be approaching an asteroid that no one has ever seen before," Chabot explained.

"I really want to emphasise that the DRACO photos will be magnificent," Nancy Chabot,

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