The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has successfully completed the launch of Dual Asteroid Redirection Mission (DART), CNN reported.
The mission was launched aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket at 1:21 a.m. ET from the Vandenberg Space Force base in California. The goal of the mission is a small moon, 525 feet (160 m) in diameter, orbiting a terrestrial asteroid called Didim.
The mission is expected to crash in September 2022.
You can watch the live broadcast from the start below.
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