This week in science

NASA crashes DART craft and more: Understand the world through 7 images

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Illustration of NASA’s DART spacecraft and the Italian Space Agency’s (ASI) LICIACube prior to impac...
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NASA/Joel Kowsky

NASA completed its first-ever asteroid deflection test the week of September 22–28, as the Artemis I SLS was removed from the launch pad.

Qiuyang Zheng

Here are the week’s biggest science stories told in 7 stunning images.