NASA’s DART Mission Recognized by AIAA Written 22 May 2023

This illustration depicts NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft prior to impact at the Didymos binary asteroid system. | Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins APL/Steve Gribben

Space Coast (FL) Daily reports that NASA’s DART mission “was recognized by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics with the organization’s newest award the AIAA Award for Aerospace Excellence at the AIAA Awards Gala, Thursday, May 18, at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.” DART was honored with the Award for Aerospace Excellence “which celebrates a unique program or mission in the aerospace community deserving timely recognition, namely for marking ‘humanity’s first time purposely changing the motion of a celestial object by a team of protectors of our home planet.’”
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