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NASA Announces Asteroid Grand Challenge
NASA Announces Asteroid Grand Challenge

NASA announced Tuesday a Grand Challenge focused on finding all asteroid threats to human populations and knowing what to do about them.
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New Horizons
New Horizons Team Sticking to Original Flight Plan at Pluto

Unless significant new hazards are found, expect NASA's New Horizons spacecraft to stay on its original course past Pluto and its moons,.
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Small Asteroid Between Earth and Moon Tonight
Small Asteroid Between Earth and Moon Tonight

Small asteroid 2013 LR6 will safely fly past this evening at 9:42 p.m. PDT
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Deep Space Network
Radar Movies Highlight Asteroid 1998 QE2 and Its Moon

Scientists working with NASA's 230-foot-wide (70-meter) Deep Space Network antenna at Goldstone, Calif., have released a second, longer, more refined movie clip of asteroid 1998 QE2 and its moon.
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Dawn
Dawn Journal

Traveling from one alien world to another, Dawn is reliably powering its way through the main asteroid belt with its ion propulsion system.
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Deep Space Network
NASA Radar Reveals Asteroid Has Its Own Moon

A sequence of radar images of asteroid 1998 QE2 was obtained on the evening of May 29, 2013. The radar imagery revealed that 1998 QE2 is a binary asteroid.
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WISE (NEOWISE)
NASA'S WISE Mission Finds Lost Asteroid Family Members

Data from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) have led to a new and improved family tree for asteroids in the main belt between Mars and Jupiter.
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Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM)
NASA Hosts News and Social Media Events Around This Week's Asteroid Pass

NASA is inviting members of the media and public to participate in online and televised events May 30 to 31 with NASA officials and experts discussing the agency's asteroid initiative and the Earth flyby of the 1.7-mile-long asteroid 1998 QE2.
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NASA Hosts News and Social Media Events Around This Week's Asteroid Pass
NASA Hosts News and Social Media Events Around This Week's Asteroid Pass

NASA is inviting members of the media and public to participate in online and television events May 30-31 with NASA officials and experts discussing the agency's asteroid initiative and the Earth flyby of the 1.7-mile-long asteroid 1998 QE2.
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NASA Administrator Visits JPL, Talks Asteroids
NASA Administrator Visits JPL, Talks Asteroids

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden met with members of the asteroid initiative team at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., today
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