NASA is going to shoot an asteroid and Europe will examine the mess

CNET | 12/2/2019 | Staff
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Europe and the US are joining forces to save the world from an apocalyptic asteroid impact. Or at least to start the process of learning how we might prevent Armageddon by crashing a spacecraft into a binary asteroid.

The European Space Agency has gotten approval from the continent's space leaders to build and launch the Hera asteroid mission as soon as 2024. Hera will visit the double asteroid Didymos to scope out its smaller component, informally called "Didymoon," a few years after NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test spacecraft has collided with it.

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