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Dawn
Dawn Journal

Traveling confidently and alone, Dawn continues to make its way through the silent depths of the main asteroid belt.
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Late in Cruise, and a Binary Ahoy
Late in Cruise, and a Binary Ahoy

New Horizons has just completed a summer of intensive activities and entered hibernation on Aug. 20. The routine parts of the activities included thorough checkouts of all our backup systems ...
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NASA Spacecraft Reactivated to Hunt for Asteroids
NASA Spacecraft Reactivated to Hunt for Asteroids

WISE will be revived next month with the goal of discovering and characterizing near-Earth objects.
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Radar Images of Asteroid 2005 WK4
Radar Images of Asteroid 2005 WK4

A collage of radar images of near-Earth asteroid 2005 WK4 was generated by NASA scientists.
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Comet ISON: Recovered!
Comet ISON: Recovered!

Well this is rather exciting news: Comet ISON lives on! (we think...)
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OSIRIS-REx
NASA Selects Launch Services Contract for OSIRIS-REx Mission

NASA has selected United Launch Services LLC of Englewood, Colo. to launch the Origins-Spectral Interpretation-Resource Identification-Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft.
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Pluto Science Conference Exceeds Expectations
Pluto Science Conference Exceeds Expectations

Compressing eight decades of discoveries into five days, more than 100 scientists met last week at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Md., to talk everything Pluto.
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NASA's WISE Finds Mysterious Centaurs May Be Comets
NASA's WISE Finds Mysterious Centaurs May Be Comets

The true identity of centaurs: Are they asteroids or comets? A new study of observations from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) finds most centaurs are comets.
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NASA's Spitzer Observes Gas Emission From Comet ISON
NASA's Spitzer Observes Gas Emission From Comet ISON

Astronomers using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have observed what most likely are strong carbon dioxide emissions from Comet ISON ahead of its anticipated pass through the inner solar system later this year.
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SOHO
A Timeline Of Comet ISON's Dangerous Journey

A comet's journey through the solar system is perilous and violent. Comet ISON is making that journey.
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