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NEAR Shoemaker's Mission Extended by Ten Days
NEAR Shoemaker's Mission Extended by Ten Days
14 Feb 2001
(Source: SpaceFlight Now)

NASA granted the NEAR Shoemaker mission a last-minute reprieve Wednesday, extending the mission by up to ten days to give scientists time to capitalize on a surprisingly successful landing on the surface of the asteroid Eros.
http://spaceflightnow.com/near/010214extend/ Video clip: Officials say relaunching of probe ruled out
http://spaceflightnow.com/near/norelaunch_qt.html

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