The DART spacecraft lifted off on Wednesday aboard a SpaceX rocket from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. Photo: Nasa via AP
The DART spacecraft lifted off on Wednesday aboard a SpaceX rocket from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. Photo: Nasa via AP
Space

Nasa launches mission to smash spacecraft into asteroid

  • The DART spacecraft lifted off aboard a SpaceX rocket from California on a mission to deflect an asteroid from a potential doomsday collision with Earth
  • DART is due to smash into the Dimorphos asteroid in September next year

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The DART spacecraft lifted off on Wednesday aboard a SpaceX rocket from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. Photo: Nasa via AP
The DART spacecraft lifted off on Wednesday aboard a SpaceX rocket from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. Photo: Nasa via AP
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