Local experts react to NASA’s “Planetary Defense Test” to change the orbit of an asteroid

After years of planning, the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (“DART”) made a direct impact on an asteroid in the first-ever planetary defense test, the mission launched in November 2021. DART was positioned atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to make a seven million-mile flight to Asteroid Didymos. The intended target was the asteroid moon Demorphos. … Read more

USDA scattered rabies vaccines for wildlife in 13 countries

By Janet McConaughey, The Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (Associated Press) – The US Department of Agriculture has begun dispersing millions of oral rabies vaccine packages from helicopters and planes in more than 13 states of the United States. who to me Alabama. Field trial coordinator Gordona Kirby said the main goal is to prevent raccoons … Read more