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See the moment NASA’s DART spacecraft collides with asteroid

  • Опубліковано 25 вер 2022
  • A NASA spacecraft has successfully slammed into an asteroid called Dimorphos. The Double Asteroid Redirection Test mission, also known as DART, spacecraft has been traveling to reach its asteroid target since launching in November 2021. On Monday, it hit its target, going about 13,421 miles per hour. CNN Space and Defense correspondent Kristin Fisher and Col. Cedric Leighton (Ret.) join CNN’s Erin Burnett to discuss.

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  • ABI News

    Very impressive. Can't imagine the sheer amount of calculations and problem solving they had to over come to hit a moving object in space. Wow! Congratulations to everyone involved in that project!

  • Cody Allen

    People really don't understand just how big this event is, perhaps even bigger than the moon landing, as tests like this could literally save our species. Amazing footage.

  • baphnie
    baphnie  +67

    Mad respect for scientists.

  • Mag N
    Mag N  +118

    Good to see there are young people involved in this project - it is their future after all that is being worked on here. Simply amazing - the calculations that were needed for this must be mind blowing. Bravo!!

  • Diego-San
    Diego-San  +212

    To think no more than a hundred years ago no one would have imagined doing this. One thing that always impresses me is how much humanity has advanced even in the last few decades.

  • blake fryman

    Thank you all involved in this mission how mindblowing!

  • Roy Mckeage

    It's not unbelievable ; it's amazing. Absolutely beautiful, the perfection in technology that these folks achieved is amazing. Congratulations to all who spent so much time for this to take place. ❤️

  • Randomidiot

    Beautiful precision, beautiful automatic calculation for adjustments and as a bonus: even a beautiful close-up image of an asteroid! It might just be a collection of rocks that translate to a collection of atoms in various chemical shapes and stages as per the periodic table, but... being able to interact with what lies beyond Earth makes the universe feel slightly less lonely.

  • San Diego Traffic Lights & Trains

    An extreme close up of an asteroid over 7 million miles deep into space. Blows my mind. I imagined myself just sitting on that astroid knowing how far I am from home.

  • Will Witkowski

    Absolutely incredible. Love the work NASA has been doing over the years. The future of humans, I believe, will be dramatically changed for the better due to the tech and engineering that NASA does and will be doing. Our great grandkids should be proud 😌

  • bo gard
    bo gard  +2

    The scientist and engineers involved in this amazing achievement are the real celebrities

  • Ron Byers
    Ron Byers  +700

    The precision of this flight is stunning. Way to go NASA.

  • Blondie SL
    Blondie SL  +267

    What would be even cooler, is next time, NASA had a detachable camera (with its transmitter) that would move away from the spacecraft to an angle where it could take VIDEO in real time of the actual impact and how the debris spreads and any reaction to the main body, if there is one. (if ti was actually pushed out of its trajectory)

  • Phil Jamieson

    Excellent reporting of, in my view, such an impressive mission's end. I think we all owe thanks to NASA (and the United States) for thinking ahead like this.

  • Rek RC
    Rek RC  +4

    What an event. The significance of this is literally cosmic

  • Ralis cake

    How in the world can they target such a small object so precisely. Incredible!😘❤.

  • Rick Base
    Rick Base  +789

    Amazing congratulations to the engineering team that made this happen and the crazy amount of work they put into this feat. Cheers!

  • les bons chiens

    This is one of the most-amazing things I have ever seen.

  • kyle009 00

    I can't believe we can see what astroid really look like in this life time. It's a proud moment. Congratulations and thank to everyone at NASA.

  • Tweety USNews

    What was the target's expected velocity change and/or expected change in the Asteroid's orbital period?