What will DS1 do on its mission?

DS1 will blast off from Earth and then deploy and check all systems. Afterwards, DS1 will start heading away from Earth in an ever-widening orbit. DS1 will test new technologies all through its mission, and radio results back to NASA scientists and engineers on Earth. It may fly by several objects in space during its flight, possibly an asteroid or a comet..

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