Closer than satellites: an asteroid flew over the Earth at a distance of 3.5 thousand km – this is one of the closest flybys in the entire history of observations

On January 26, 2023, asteroid BU flew over the edge of South America only 3,500 km from the Earth – this distance is 10 times closer than…

DART – the NASA space probe that rammed the asteroid – created another 1 million kg of debris

NASA’s DART kamikaze probe successfully rammed the asteroid Dimorphos on September 27, and scientists continue to analyze the results of the test of the planetary defense system….

The collision of the 550-kilogram NASA DART probe with the asteroid Dimorphos left a trail almost 10 thousand kilometers long

Astronomers from Chile, using the Southern Astrophysical Research (SOAR) telescope, took a picture showing that the DART collision with an asteroid left a trail of dust and…

James Webb and Hubble filmed the collision of the DART probe with an asteroid – telescopes for the first time simultaneously observed the same celestial target

NASA made history this week when an attempt to crash a DART (Double Asteroid Redirection Test) spacecraft into the asteroid Dimorphos was successful. The agency shared close-up…

The NASA DART probe collided with the asteroid Dimorphos. How was the planetary protection test – on the video and photo in detail

As expected, NASA released a video of the last five and a half minutes of DART’s 10-month journey before the planned impact with the asteroid Dimorphos during…

The NASA DART probe will ram the asteroid Dimorphos in a few hours – this is the first such attempt by mankind to deflect an astronomical object

NASA’s $324.5 million DART mission, launched last year , is approaching its dramatic climax as one of the robotic probes is expected to collide with the asteroid…