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As NASA's Dawn spacecraft travels to its next destination, this mosaic synthesizes some of the best views the spacecraft had of the giant asteroid Vesta.
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297 days ago · From Administrator
For 30 years, a large near-Earth asteroid wandered its lone, intrepid path, passing before the scrutinizing eyes of scientists
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316 days ago · From Administrator
This image shows the potentially hazardous near-Earth object 1998 KN3 as it zips past a cloud of dense gas and dust near the Orion nebula.
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332 days ago · From Administrator
A NASA spacecraft that discovered and characterized tens of thousands of asteroids throughout the solar system before being placed in hibernation will return to service
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336 days ago · From Administrator
This graphic shows the orbits of all the known Potentially Hazardous Asteroids (PHAs), numbering over 1,400 as of early 2013.
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344 days ago · From Administrator
Over the last hundred years, the human population has exploded from about 1.5 billion to more than seven billion, driving an ever-increasing demand for resources.
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349 days ago · From Administrator
The house-sized rock that exploded in the skies near Chelyabinsk, Russia, in February may have been a member of a gang of asteroids that poses a threat to Earth
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350 days ago · From Administrator
A team of astronomers from the University of Anitoquia, Medellin, Colombia, have discovered a graveyard of comets.
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355 days ago · From Administrator
NASA has completed the first step toward a mission to find and capture a near-Earth asteroid, redirect it to a stable lunar orbit and send humans to study it.
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358 days ago · From Administrator
More than 10,000 asteroids and comets that can pass near Earth have now been discovered.
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392 days ago · From Administrator
An asteroid passed Earth last week, and with the Arecibo radio telescope astronomers got an unprecedented look
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400 days ago · From Administrator
It seems life may have received a boost from asteroids smashing into the surface of Earth early in its life.
414 days ago · From Administrator
The radar imagery revealed that 1998 QE2 is a binary asteroid.
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419 days ago · From Administrator
On May 31, 2013, asteroid 1998 QE2 will sail serenely past Earth, getting no closer than about 3.6 million miles
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433 days ago · From Administrator
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