Open Video Player

Behind the Spacecraft: NASA’s DART, the Double Asteroid Redirection Test

NASA is crashing a spacecraft into an asteroid… on purpose! Our DART mission is a first-of-its-kind Planetary Defense test to change the motion of an asteroid in space so that we could use this technique if an asteroid were ever discovered to be a threat to Earth.

Publish Date
Run Time 00:02:29
Topic Technology
Video Quality HD
Rating TV-G