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This test hopes to show that the kinetic effect is a viable technology

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that could someday be deployed to prevent an asteroid from colliding with Earth

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Which should be explored for at least the next 100 years

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There is no known asteroid threat to the Earth

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Last 5.5 minutes lead to deliberate collision with asteroid Dimorphus

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Except for the last six images, this video is 10x faster than the reality

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Which are shown at the same rate as the spacecraft returned to them.

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Didymos and his moonlight Dimorphos are both visible at the start

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Finally, the dimorphose fills the field of view. The dart effect occurred during the transmission of the final image to Earth.