Gap Fill - Asteroids - Level 2


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There are Hollywood movies about asteroids crashing into Earth and destroying . The space agency NASA may have an to stop this happening. It tested a spacecraft that could change the of an asteroid so it doesn't hit our . The $325 million spacecraft is called DART. It set off on its in November 2021. Its was to crash into an asteroid called Dimorphos. DART hit the of the asteroid at 24,000 kph on Monday. Scientists do not know if they have changed the asteroid's direction. They will find out in a weeks when they get .

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