A couple of minutes ago the DART spacecraft (Launched November 2021) hit the minor planet moon Dimorphos.


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    @CookieBoy100 OH i Now know

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    @XspacePick sorry i dont undestand your text

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    https://www.reddit.com/r/Planetball/comments/xp246p/anote/?utmsource=share&utmmedium=androidapp&utmname=androidcss&utmterm=1&utmcontent=sharebutton

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    bonk

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    10.1k Zenithspeed

    you can technically do celestial bodies under 2km diameter, just needs a bit of XML'ing, though beware of course since it might be buggy
    @Ylias

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    836 Wenhop

    @Ylias Then do a scaled up version.

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    22.4k Ylias

    @Wenhop if your asking me to recreate Didymos and Dimorphos then I literally can’t, you can’t make planets smaller than two kilometres.

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    836 Wenhop

    You know what to do. (Do it)

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    Yeah, and conducted tests to not only see if it can change the orbit of an asteroid, but it also conducted the first impactor tests on a boulder too.

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