NASA to broadcast first attempt to modify orbit of an asteroid
For the first time ever, NASA will attempt to modify the orbit of an asteroid - and you can watch it all live.
Teams on NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test, or DART, will target a small asteroid called Dimorphos.
The plan is to use DART to smash head-first into the asteroid, with the hope that it will slow down and avoid a collision with a larger asteroid.
There is apparently no threat to earth from either asteroid, or the planned collision.
The feed will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 26. You can tune-in on NASA TV's media channel.