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In a first test of its planetary defense efforts, NASA's going to shove an asteroid

22 Nov 2021, 10:30 UTC
In a first test of its planetary defense efforts, NASA's going to shove an asteroid
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NASA is about to launch the first mission of its new planetary defense office. A spacecraft will attempt to knock a small asteroid off course by ramming into it. (Image credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins APL/Steve Gribben)

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