Surprise! Wow! Impact of asteroid DART on deep space telescopes (video)

The last photo Earth received from the DART spacecraft on Sept. 26, 2022.
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Telescopes on the ground captured the spectacular death of the DART asteroid probe in deep space.

DART slammed into Dimorphos, on Monday evening (September 26), as planned, the moon of the larger asteroid Didymos gave up its robotic life in the name of planetary protection. The dramatic impact occurred 7 million miles (11 million kilometers) from Earth, but some sharp-eyed binoculars on our planet could see it.

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