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Poster Session: Results from DART and LICIACube 3: Humanity's First Planetary Defense Test Mission

Tuesday, March 14, 2023, 6:30 PM
Town Center Exhibit Hall

Chabot N. L.* Rivkin A. S. Cheng A. F. Dotto E. Barnouin O. et al.
DART's Planetary Defense Investigation and Achieving the Mission's Level 1 Requirements: Current Status and Ongoing Activities [#1623]
The DART Investigation Team is working to accomplish the mission’s Level 1 requirements of its planetary defense investigation. This is the latest status.
Bekker D. L.* Daly R. T. Ernst C. M. Fletcher Z. J. Rodriguez L. M. et al.
Real-Time Monitoring of Onboard Image Processing Performance During DART Terminal Approach [#2511]
An overview of the displays used to monitor DART onboard image processing performance during terminal approach, using live imagery and telemetry data.
Waller C. D.* Espiritu R. C. Nair H. Ernst C. M. Daly R. T. et al.
Automated Data Processing and Image Quality Analysis for the DART DRACO Instrument [#1823]
Algorithms race / To process DART’s last sights of / Asteroids in flight.
Steele R. J.* Ernst C. M. Daly R. T. Peachey J. M. Lopez N. R. et al.
Updates to the Small Body Mapping Tool (SBMT) for the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) [#2728]
In this presentation, we discuss the improvements to the Small Body Mapping Tool that were made for the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission.
Caldwell W. K.* Plesko C. S.
Preliminary Results from Modeling the Kinetic Impact of the DART Spacecraft into Dimorphos [#2157]
The NASA DART spacecraft successfully impacted Dimorphos on September 26, 2022. Here, we share preliminary 2D and 3D hydrocode models of the impact.
Collins G. S.* Dai K. Davison T. M. Raducan S. D. Stickle A. M.
The Effect of Boulder Contact on Momentum Transfer Efficiency in the DART Impact [#2267]
Do surface boulders / Help or hinder deflection? / DART models say both.
Walker J. D.* Chocron S. Grosch D. J. Durda D. D. Marchi S.
Momentum Enhancement β Measurements of Basalt-Based Rubble Pile Simulants Impacted by Aluminum Spheres at over 5 km/s [#2622]
Experiments were performed to measure the momentum enhancement beta of impacts into asteroid simulants built of crushed basalt, motivated by DART images.
McMahon J. W.* Long C. Cueva R.
Changes to the Long-Term Dynamical Evolution of Didymos After the DART Impact [#2447]
The DART impact didn’t only change Didymos’ orbit now, it changed how the orbit will evolve!
Schmedemann N.* Hiesinger H.
The DART Impact — Testbed for Crater Scaling and Ejecta Simulation Models [#1471]
We use NAIF-SPICE data, crater scaling, and ejecta scaling models and compare the modeled ejecta plume of the DART impact with telescopic data.
Oldroyd W. J.* Chandler C. O. Trujillo C. A. Thomas C. A. Knight M. M. et al.
Didymos as an Active Asteroid [#2947]
We analyze DART target Didymos for cometary features using active asteroid analysis techniques to study the active asteroids and the origins of their activity.
Senel C. B.* Karatekin O. Raducan S. D. Luther R.
Post-Impact Porosity and Gravity Anomalies Following the Hypervelocity DART Impact on Asteroid Dimorphos [#2598]
Here, we showcase impact-induced porosity alterations and gravity signatures performing hypervelocity DART-scale kinetic impactor simulations.
Henry G.* Karatekin Ö. Senel C. B.
Thermophysical Modeling for Binary Asteroid and Application to Didymos [#2968]
We present the simulated surface temperatures of Didymos and Dimorphos, target of the Hera and DART mission, using a thermophysical model for binary asteroids.