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Webb and Hubble Space Telescopes Capture Detailed Views of DART Asteroid Impact

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Webb and Hubble captured views of a first-of-its-kind NASA experiment designed to intentionally crash a spacecraft into a small asteroid in the world's first-ever in-space test for planetary defense. The Webb and Hubble images show ejecta from the impact that appear as rays stretching out from the body of the asteroid.
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NASA's James Webb And Hubble Telescopes Capture Detailed Views Of Asteroid Strike

Two of NASA's space telescopes - James Webb Space Telescope and Hubble Space Telescope - have captured views of the DART spacecraft intentionally smashing into an asteroid earlier this week.

2 months ago·New Delhi, India
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DART asteroid collision: New James Webb, Hubble photos show impact greater than expected

In a historic test, NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) impactor slammed into its pyramid-sized, rugby ball-shaped target 11 million kilometres (6.8 million miles) from Earth on Monday night.

2 months ago·India
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NASA releases detailed views of DART Impact captured by James Webb, Hubble Space Telescope

DART deliberately slammed with the asteroid Dimorphos, which is around 9.6 million kilometres from Earth, at a speed of 22,500 km/h.

2 months ago·New Delhi, India
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Webb and Hubble Space Telescopes Capture Detailed Views of DART Asteroid Impact

First Time Webb and Hubble Make Simultaneous Observations of the Same Target Two of NASA’s great observatories had a front-row seat to a groundbreaking NASA test for defending Earth against potential asteroid or comet hazards. NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope and Hubble Space Telescope teamed u

2 months ago
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Asteroid deviation: Webb and Hubble capture images of the impact

This is the first time that both telescopes have been used to simultaneously observe the same object.

2 months ago·Montreal, Canada
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Webb and Hubble capture detailed views of DART impact

On 26 September 2022 at 01:15 CEST, DART intentionally crashed into Dimorphos, the asteroid moonlet in the double-asteroid system of Didymos. It was the

2 months ago
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