NASA’s asteroid-hunter spacecraft misses Didymos…

DART, the spacecraft mission designed to test whether we can defend ourselves against asteroids crashing into the Earth, has missed the asteroid Didymos. Didymos is the larger of two asteroids of a binary minor planet system discovered in 1996.

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This one is 100% correct. The spacecraft missed Didymos because it was supposed to miss Didymos. The mission was to hit the smaller, companion asteroid in the system, P-Didymos.

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