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Ancient Space Rubble
Asteroids are rocky fragments left over from the formation our the solar system about 4.6 billion years ago. Most of these chunks of space rubble, sometimes called minor planets, can be found orbiting the Sun in a belt between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. The Asteroid Belt or Main Belt probably contains millions of asteroids.

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26 Dec 2001 The Heat is On: Asteroid Belt Found Around Nearby Star NASA Astrobiology Institute
21 Dec 2001 Background: UCLA-Led Project Will Send Spacecraft to Study the Origins of the Solar System University of California at Los Angeles
21 Dec 2001 NASA Selects 'Dawn' Discovery Mission for 2006 Launch University of Arizona
21 Dec 2001 NASA Selects Missions to Explore Two Large Asteroids and Search for Earth-Like Planets NASA Headquarters
17 Dec 2001 NASA Bids Farewell to the Successful Deep Space 1 Mission Jet Propulsion Laboratory
14 Dec 2001 Bright Asteroid Science@NASA
13 Dec 2001 A Flurry of Meteors, a Solar Eclipse, a Bright Asteroid, and Maybe... Auroras Spaceweather.com
13 Dec 2001 Wish Upon a Shooting Star - the Geminids Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight European Space Agency
11 Dec 2001 1998 WT24 Sails by the Earth Sky & Telescope
7 Dec 2001 Weird Geminids Science@NASA
3 Dec 2001 Oxygen Isotopes Give Clues to the Formation of Planets, Moons, and Asteroids Planetary Science Research Discoveries
3 Dec 2001 Deep Impact and the Mass Extinction of Species 65 Million Years Ago GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam
23 Nov 2001 West Coal and Pollen Shed Light on Global Catastrophe Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences
22 Nov 2001 Sunlight May Nudge Asteroids Toward Earth Southwest Research Institute
14 Nov 2001 Smithsonian Selects NEAR Mission for 2001 Aerospace Trophy Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
8 Nov 2001 All in the Family: Scientists Find Mother and Daughter Asteroids Geologic Society of America
7 Nov 2001 Sky Survey Lowers Estimate of Asteroid Impact Risk EurekAlert!
6 Nov 2001 Crater Makes an Impact on Three Sessions at GSA U.S. Geological Survey
8 Oct 2001 Center Seeks Information on Potential Asteroids for Mission University of Arkansas
26 Sep 2001 A Collision Worth a Thousand Boulders Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
18 Sep 2001 Veteran Spacecraft Attempts to Earn Extra Credit at Comet Jet Propulsion Laboratory
27 Aug 2001 Researchers Test Asteroid Collector in Zero Gravity Conditions University of Arkansas
28 Jun 2001 Near-Earth Asteroid Movie Spaceweather.com
21 Jun 2001 A Disturbance in the "Force" Caused the K-T Impact? Geologic Society of America
18 Jun 2001 U. South Florida Graduate Student Confirms Asteroid Site in Panama University of South Florida
 
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26 Dec 2001 The Heat is On: Asteroid Belt Found Around Nearby Star NASA Astrobiology Institute
21 Dec 2001 Background: UCLA-Led Project Will Send Spacecraft to Study the Origins of the Solar System University of California at Los Angeles
21 Dec 2001 NASA Selects 'Dawn' Discovery Mission for 2006 Launch University of Arizona
21 Dec 2001 NASA Selects Missions to Explore Two Large Asteroids and Search for Earth-Like Planets NASA Headquarters
17 Dec 2001 NASA Bids Farewell to the Successful Deep Space 1 Mission Jet Propulsion Laboratory
14 Dec 2001 Bright Asteroid Science@NASA
13 Dec 2001 A Flurry of Meteors, a Solar Eclipse, a Bright Asteroid, and Maybe... Auroras Spaceweather.com
13 Dec 2001 Wish Upon a Shooting Star - the Geminids Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight European Space Agency
11 Dec 2001 1998 WT24 Sails by the Earth Sky & Telescope
7 Dec 2001 Weird Geminids Science@NASA
3 Dec 2001 Oxygen Isotopes Give Clues to the Formation of Planets, Moons, and Asteroids Planetary Science Research Discoveries
3 Dec 2001 Deep Impact and the Mass Extinction of Species 65 Million Years Ago GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam
23 Nov 2001 West Coal and Pollen Shed Light on Global Catastrophe Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences
22 Nov 2001 Sunlight May Nudge Asteroids Toward Earth Southwest Research Institute
14 Nov 2001 Smithsonian Selects NEAR Mission for 2001 Aerospace Trophy Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
8 Nov 2001 All in the Family: Scientists Find Mother and Daughter Asteroids Geologic Society of America
7 Nov 2001 Sky Survey Lowers Estimate of Asteroid Impact Risk EurekAlert!
6 Nov 2001 Crater Makes an Impact on Three Sessions at GSA U.S. Geological Survey
8 Oct 2001 Center Seeks Information on Potential Asteroids for Mission University of Arkansas
26 Sep 2001 A Collision Worth a Thousand Boulders Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
18 Sep 2001 Veteran Spacecraft Attempts to Earn Extra Credit at Comet Jet Propulsion Laboratory
27 Aug 2001 Researchers Test Asteroid Collector in Zero Gravity Conditions University of Arkansas
28 Jun 2001 Near-Earth Asteroid Movie Spaceweather.com
21 Jun 2001 A Disturbance in the "Force" Caused the K-T Impact? Geologic Society of America
18 Jun 2001 U. South Florida Graduate Student Confirms Asteroid Site in Panama University of South Florida
 
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