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Hera scans DART's impact crater

Hera scans DART's impact crater

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Hera scans DART's impact crater
This artist's rendering shows ESA's Hera spacecraft over the moon of asteroid Didymos, examining the impact crater caused by NASA's DART spacecraft. DART will intentionally crash into Didymos' moon in 2022 to test an asteroid deflection technique.

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