NASA's DART mission will try deflecting near-Earth asteroid next month


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Have you ever been scared of news of asteroids hurtling toward Earth? Well, things are about to change for good as NASA's 'Double Asteroid Redirection Test' or DART is set to deflect an asteroid on September 26. The spacecraft will attempt to deflect the binary Didymos asteroid system. The success of DART's one-way trip will be crucial in shaping NASA's larger planetary defense system.