ESA wants to send a spacecraft to watch asteroid deflection experiment

If a space probe crashes into an asteroid and there’s no one to see it, did it leave a crater? Seemingly to answer this question, ESA wants to send its unmanned Hera orbiter to the Didymos binary asteroids to assess the effects of NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission that’s designed to test the feasibility of deflecting potentially dangerous asteroids away from the Earth…
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