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Webb and Hubble Telescopes Will Observe NASA’s Asteroid Deflection Test

Submitted by Gizmodo on September 23, 2022 - 12:28pm

On Monday, NASA will attempt to smash its car-sized DART spacecraft into a non-threatening asteroid, in what is an important first test of a planetary defense strategy against hazardous celestial objects. A host of telescopes will be watching, including the Hubble and Webb space telescopes.