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WISE (NEOWISE)
NEOWISE Spots a Comet That Looked Like an Asteroid

Comet C/2013 UQ4 (Catalina) was originally thought to be an asteroid, but observations by NASA's NEOWISE spacecraft indicate that it's a comet.
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Rosetta Spacecraft Approaching Twofold Comet
Rosetta Spacecraft Approaching Twofold Comet

New images obtained by OSIRIS, the onboard scientific imaging system, confirm the body's peculiar shape hinted at in earlier pictures. Comet 67P is obviously different from other comets visited so far.
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New Horizons
New Horizons Only One Year from Pluto

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is only a year away from Pluto. Researchers are buzzing with anticipation as NASA prepares to encounter a new world for the first time in decades.
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NASA's Next Giant Leap
NASA's Next Giant Leap

The Apollo missions blazed a path for human exploration to the moon and today we are extending that path to near-Earth asteroids, Mars and beyond.
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Comet Pan-STARRS Marches Across the Sky
Comet Pan-STARRS Marches Across the Sky

Comet Pan-STARRS poses with a spiral galaxy in new snapshots from NASA's NEOWISE mission.
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Comet Pan-STARRS Marches Across the Sky
Comet Pan-STARRS Marches Across the Sky

Comet Pan-STARRS poses with a spiral galaxy in new snapshots from NASA's NEOWISE mission.
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Hubble Space Telescope
Hubble to Proceed with Full Search for New Horizons Targets

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has been given the go-ahead to conduct an intensive search for a suitable outer solar system object that the New Horizons (NH) spacecraft could visit after the probe streaks though the Pluto system in July 2015.
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Hubble Space Telescope
Hubble to Proceed with Full Search for New Horizons Targets

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has been given the go-ahead to conduct an intensive search for a suitable outer solar system object that the New Horizons (NH) spacecraft could visit after the probe streaks though the Pluto system in July 2015.
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Rosetta
Rosetta's Comet Target 'Releases' Plentiful Water

Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is releasing the Earthly equivalent of two glasses of water into space every second.
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Cassini
Titan's Building Blocks Might Pre-date Saturn

A combined NASA and European Space Agency (ESA)-funded study has found firm evidence that nitrogen in the atmosphere of Saturn's moon Titan originated in conditions similar to the cold birthplace of the most ancient comets from the Oort cloud.
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