NASA Chooses SpaceX To Launch Asteroid Mission Written 15 April 2019

15 April 2019
SPACE reported that on Thursday, NASA “announced that SpaceX will fly its Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) planetary-defense mission.” DART “will launch aboard a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California in June 2021,” and it will have a “total launch cost for NASA” of “about $69 million, agency officials said.” (Image: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches the Dragon spacecraft from pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, FL, Saturday, 3 June 2017. Credit: Associated Press–©)
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