Asteroids and other celestial objects

Ilustração da sonda DART antes da colisão no sistema binário de Didymos. (C) NASA/Johns Hopkins APL/Steve Gribben

The DART mission allowed to test if the collision with an asteroid would be able to change its trajectory.

In its aftermath, Nuno Peixinho, a researcher at the IA and the Faculty of Science and Technology at the University of Coimbra, spoke with Edgar Canelas about this mission and about asteroids and other celestial objects, in an episode of the podcast Palavra de Cientista.

Listen to the full interview (in Portuguese) in: