DART

A NEW ERA FOR PLANETARY DEFENSE BEGINS

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Mission Overview

The only mission of its kind, DART is focused solely on testing techniques and technologies that could be used to enable future planetary defense missions and protect Earth from a dangerous asteroid impact.

Redwire is providing critical navigation and power-generation capabilities that will  enable DART to accomplish its mission.

Mission Milestones

November 24, 2021

DART Spacecraft Launches

The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft launches on a Falcon 9 rocket at 1:21 am EST.

November 24, 2021

Roll-Out Solar Arrays (ROSA) Deploy

DART’s Roll-Out Solar Arrays deploy, ready to supply power to the spacecraft for the duration of the mission.

DART Highlights @RedwireSpace

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