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Deep Impact (EPOXI)
NASA's Deep Space Comet Hunter Mission Comes to an End

After almost 9 years in space that included an unprecedented July 4th impact and subsequent flyby of a comet, an additional comet flyby, and the return of approximately 500,000 images of celestial objects, NASA's Deep Impact mission has ended.
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Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM)
NASA Highlights Asteroid Grand Challenge at World Maker Faire

NASA is reaching out to a new community for ideas on how to find and track potentially hazardous asteroids,
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Take a Virtual Tour of Vesta With New High-Resolution Images
Take a Virtual Tour of Vesta With New High-Resolution Images

New images from NASA's Dawn mission show the giant asteroid Vesta at the scale of regional road touring maps.
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Comet Found Hiding in Plain Sight
Comet Found Hiding in Plain Sight

Asteroid Don Quixote now appears to be a comet.
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Deep Impact (EPOXI)
Team Attempts to Restore Communications

Ground controllers have been unable to communicate with NASA's long-lived Deep Impact spacecraft. Last communication with the spacecraft was on Aug. 8, 2013.
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Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM)
NASA Discusses Asteroid Initiative Progress at AIAA's Space 2013

Several NASA officials will update media Wednesday, Sept. 11, about the agency's progress on a proposed mission to find, capture, redirect and visit a near-Earth asteroid.
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Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM)
NASA Selects Top 96 Asteroid Initiative Ideas

NASA has chosen 96 ideas it regards as most promising from more than 400 submitted in response to its June request for information (RFI) about protecting Earth from asteroids and finding an asteroid humans can explore.
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Asteroid Steins in 3D
Asteroid Steins in 3D

Five years ago this week, ESA's Rosetta mission flew by asteroid Steins en route to comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko, where it will finally arrive next year after a decade in space.
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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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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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