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Interception of an asteroid Didim (65803 Didymos)- VIDEO PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 24 February 2013 19:16

According to the European Space Agency for the European-American project on the study of asteroids «Aida» (AIDA-asteroid Impact and Deflection Assessment) was chosen the goal- asteroid Didim (65803 Didymos), named after the ancient Greek musician Musician Didymus. Didim is a double asteroid (65803 Didymos) consists of the main asteroid with a diameter of 800 meters and 150 meters long companion, which rotate around a common center of mass at a distance of about 1.1 kilometers. The European Space Agency in the implementation of the "Aida" involves sending a binary asteroid two small automatic stations, one of them hits the small asteroid at a speed of about 6.5 kilometers per second, it will impact probe (DART (Double asteroid Redirection Test)), a second station will monitor (AIM (asteroid Impact Monitor). Spacecraft project "Aida" to catch a double asteroid Didim in 2022, THE VIDEO:

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