Tracking NASA’s DART asteroid impact #shorts

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All eyes are looking up as @NASA intentionally crashes the 550 kg DART spacecraft into an orbiting asteroid at high speed. Our Estrack network of ground stations, Europe’s ‘eyes on the sky’, will be particularly focused on the humanmade impactor, keeping track as it closes in on the 160-metre-wide moving target in the world’s first test of asteroid deflection.

Learn more: https://www.esa.int/Space_Safety/Planetary_Defence/ESA_deep_space_network_tracks_DART_asteroid_impact

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