What will DS1 do on its mission?

What is DS1's programmed mission?

DS1's mission is primarily to test all of its new technologies while traveling in space and encountering some extraterrestrial objects as it goes. Testing of Remote Agent will be limited if it occurs at all, and should occur in the spring of 1999. DS1 was launched Oct. 24th, 1998. 8:08 am.

What was DS1's original mission?
What will happen to DS1 after its done all of its objectives?
What new technologies are being tested on DS1?
How long will DS1's mission take?
How does NASA run space missions?
What is the difference between DS1 and NASA's autonomous spacecraft?
When is Remote Agent on?
What is a comet?

Why is DS1's original course different from what its doing now?
What will DS1 do when it gets to the asteroid?
How will we know if the new technologies work?
Why do space missions take so long?
How is NASA overseeing the DS1 mission?
How will Remote Agent be tested?

Why are we testing new technologies on DS1?