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NASA celebrates world first: smashing a spacecraft into an asteroid to practice saving humanity

This was the moment when NASA, including science mission chief Thomas Zurbuchen, celebrated the complete and utter destruction of one of their spacecraft.

While that sounds like a strange thing to celebrate, it was humanity’s first real-world test to see if we could alter the path of an asteroid if ever one were discovered heading on a collision course with Earth …

Source video: Guardian News on Youtube

Source image: NASA/David C. Bowman

Source text: GoodNewsNetwork.org

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