NASA Says Spacecraft ‘On Track’ To Slam Into Asteroid In Hopes Of Redirecting It

  • NASA this week said a small spacecraft launched last year is “on track” to slam into a nearby asteroid in what scientists hope will be the first successful test of asteroid-redirection technology.
  • Space experts have long stressed the need for humanity to learn how to deflect space rocks from potential orbital paths in which Earth could be a target.
  • Archeological records show that asteroids have impacted the Earth for millions of years.
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