AIDA: NASA and ESA Announce Double Mission to Asteroid Didymos

The Asteroid Impact & Deflection Assessment (AIDA) mission, a joint ESA-NASA cooperative project, will be the first space experiment to investigate a binary near-Earth asteroid and to demonstrate asteroid impact hazard mitigation by using a kinetic impactor. A pair of spacecraft – ESA’s Asteroid Impact Mission (AIM) and NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) – [...] —> Read More