Behold the 1st images of DART's crash!

The Italian space agency published its initial pictures from the Little Light on Tuesday (September 27).

The LICIACube spacecraft, an Italian Cubesat for Imaging of Asteroids, had travelled nearly three hours to Earth.

following the successful impact of NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft

Dimorphos is an asteroid that is 11 million kilometres (7 million miles) from Earth.

The photos show a comparison of the Didymos asteroid system before and after,

Along with images of the brilliant debris encircling Dimorphos, both LICIACube cameras are shown.

Elisabetta Dotto, the science team leader at Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica, expressed her pride (INAF),

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