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DART Launch 2022

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posted on Jul, 1 2017 @ 07:30 PM
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2022???

Is this Guud or bat?




On Friday, the space agency announced plans to redirect the course of a small asteroid approaching Earth,
as part of the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), according to a NASA press release.





"DART would be NASA's first mission to demonstrate what's known as the kinetic impactor technique -- striking the asteroid to shift its orbit -- to defend against a potential future asteroid impact," said Lindley Johnson, NASA's planetary defense officer in Washington, in the press release. "This approval step advances the project toward an historic test with a non-threatening small asteroid."


The target of the test is an asteroid system called Didymos, the release said. Didymos -- Greek for "twin" -- is a binary asteroid system, made up of one asteroid, Didymos A, and a smaller one, Didymos B, which orbits its larger neighbor. In October 2022, as Didymos makes an approach near Earth, NASA will launch a refrigerator-sized spacecraft towards the asteroids, aimed at Didymos B, the release said. When the DART spacecraft and the asteroid collide, the spacecraft will be traveling at a staggering 3.7 miles per second.


"The kinetic impact technique works by changing the speed of a threatening asteroid by a small fraction of its total velocity," the release says, "but by doing it well before the predicted impact so that this small nudge will add up over time to a big shift of the asteroid's path away from Earth."


What is does NUQ 1724 mean to you?


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posted on Jul, 1 2017 @ 07:58 PM
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Do they know with absolute certainty what the composition of the asteroid is to the point they can guarantee it won't break in many pieces, some heading straight for Earth afterwards?

Also, does it mean they calculated ALL the trajectory variations the asteroid will be subjected too, and can guarantee it won't be heading back here, after completing it's (new) orbit?



posted on Jul, 1 2017 @ 08:05 PM
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a reply to: NowanKenubi

Insert db pic here!

I never totally grasped geometry and proofs???

Hoping this can be an educational thread

Thanks in Advance ATS



posted on Jul, 1 2017 @ 08:06 PM
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originally posted by: NowanKenubi


Also, does it mean they calculated ALL the trajectory variations the asteroid will be subjected too, and can guarantee it won't be heading back here, after completing it's (new) orbit?


This and then orbits of other objects that would be effected by the deviation in course needs to be checked. Then this begs the question of will the asteroid system self correct through planetary gravitational forces or will playing with these space rocks throw everything out of whack?
edit on 1-7-2017 by conscientiousobserver because: (no reason given)



posted on Jul, 1 2017 @ 08:12 PM
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Exactly. I always thought the best way to get rid of such an object is attach a propulsion system on it, and throw it in the sun. It shouldn't cause problems due to sizes. At least, that way it wouldn't go like a bowling ball across the solar system.



posted on Jul, 1 2017 @ 08:31 PM
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Like a prevent defense in football

But your making 32 new teams

Like a new league cornering a the market

Like trump and the new/old revival
Space Council

And.....NUQ 1724......

A license plate? A date? A time stamp?
NASA hello?

edit on 1-7-2017 by iWontGiveUP because: NASA ?



posted on Jul, 1 2017 @ 08:47 PM
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About NUQ 1724, you should look at that link.

It is the license plate of vehicules sent crashing into others or things in movies or tv shows. At least some are crashing.



posted on Jul, 1 2017 @ 09:18 PM
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Thanks!! Gnu I saw it or remembered it

I don't click links..but Thank you for sharing

Pre-deja-vu dreams perhaps

Thanks 🙏



posted on Jul, 1 2017 @ 09:27 PM
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originally posted by: NowanKenubi
a reply to: iWontGiveUP

About NUQ 1724, you should look at that link.

It is the license plate of vehicules sent crashing into others or things in movies or tv shows. At least some are crashing.


EUREKA!

A more recent network show has used it

navy hemorrhage or something like that

Based in the city with a new kid on rhe block

Recently used it in s7e13

Alluding to pizza and ruff rides too!!!

Wow!

The mustache man himself; a true patriot



posted on Jul, 1 2017 @ 11:25 PM
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And so begins Von Brauns proficy



posted on Jul, 2 2017 @ 04:41 AM
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Well we want nuclear disarmament... This seems like a good project for nations to donate their nukes to to help protect earth.



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