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A NASA spacecraft ready to crash into an asteroid to throw off its trajectory

AFP, published on Friday, September 23, 2022 at 07:26 Surely the dinosaurs would have liked to think of that. Science fiction movies, like “Armageddon” or more recently “Don’t Look Up: Cosmic Denial”, have been considering it for a long time. This time, NASA will finally try what has never been done before: throw an asteroid …

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Tuesday’s launch of NASA’s megarocket to the Moon threatened by a storm

AFP, published on Friday, September 23, 2022 at 8:55 p.m. The difficulties are related to the first launch of NASA’s new megarocket for the Moon. After two failed launch attempts a few weeks ago due to technical problems, the new attempt scheduled for Tuesday for this Artemis 1 mission is now threatened by a storm …

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NASA will try to divert the trajectory of an asteroid with a kamikaze ship

Published in : 09/23/2022 – 09:40Modified : 09/23/2022 – 09:44 NASA will attempt to do what science fiction has long imagined: throw an asteroid off course for the first time by crashing a spacecraft onto its surface. A test of “planetary defense”, which should allow humanity to be better protected against a possible future threat. …

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