Nasa smashes asteroid: BBC News Review 2022

February 1, 2023

The story
Protecting our Earth from space rocks.
Nasa has successfully crashed a Dart spacecraft into an asteroid as part of a defence test.
It’s hoped scientists will learn more about pushing dangerous asteroids off course.
Dr Lori Glaze, the director of planetary science at Nasa, called it ‘a new era for humankind’.

Key words and phrases
something people say when they hit the target

Bullseye! That game went exactly as I imagined.
Aim for the bullseye in darts because you’ll get a lot of points.

crashes into something violently

Police officers ram doors open.
If a car rams into you, it is a serious accident.

never happened before

The current increases in energy prices are unprecedented.
There were unprecedented levels of rainfall in the country.

0:00 – Introduction
0:23 – Story
1:13 – Headline 1: The Irish Times – Nasa successfully smashes spacecraft into asteroid 11 million km from Earth
2:55 – Headline 2: Bloomberg – NASA Craft Rams Distant Asteroid in Test of Earth Defense
4:55 – Headline 3: CBC – ‘We have impact!’ NASA slams spacecraft into asteroid in unprecedented test
6:38 – Language summary

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    Rochmat Susanto, M.Hum. February 1, 2023 at 2:33 am

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    Тогжан Бердибек February 1, 2023 at 2:33 am

    Ram unprecedented bullseye

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    Πετρος Νικου February 1, 2023 at 2:33 am

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