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NASA Preparing for 2014 Comet Watch at Mars
NASA Preparing for 2014 Comet Watch at Mars

NASA will be paying cautious attention to a comet that could put on a barnstorming show at Mars on Oct. 19, 2014.
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NASA Instruments on European Comet Spacecraft Begin Activation Countdown
NASA Instruments on European Comet Spacecraft Begin Activation Countdown

Three NASA science instruments are being prepared for check-out operations aboard the Rosetta spacecraft, which is set to become the first to orbit a comet and land a probe on its nucleus in November.
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Asteroids
NEOWISE Celebrates First Month of Operations After Reactivation

In its first 25 days of operations, the newly reactivated NEOWISE mission has detected 857 minor bodies in our solar system, including 22 near-Earth objects (NEOs) and four comets.
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Asteroids
NEOWISE Celebrates First Month of Operations After Reactivation

In its first 25 days of operations, the newly reactivated NEOWISE mission has detected 857 minor bodies in our solar system, including 22 near-Earth objects (NEOs) and four comets.
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Rosetta
NASA, ESA Discuss Rosetta Comet Mission in Media Teleconference

NASA will host a media teleconference at noon EST Friday, Jan. 24, to discuss the road ahead for the three U.S. science instruments, as well as other NASA support, that are part of the European Space Agency's (ESA) Rosetta mission.
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Rosetta
Rosetta: To Chase a Comet

The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft, which carries three NASA instruments, is out of hibernation.
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OSIRIS-REx
NASA Invites Public to Send Names on an Asteroid Mission and Beyond

NASA is inviting people around the world to submit their names to be etched on a microchip aboard a spacecraft headed to the asteroid Bennu in 2016.
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First 2014 Asteroid Discovered
First 2014 Asteroid Discovered

A small asteroid, the first of 2014, may have disintegrated in Earth's atmosphere early Wednesday morning off the coast of West Africa according to observations from the Catalina Sky Survey.
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Dawn
Dawn Journal

Now more than halfway through its journey from protoplanet Vesta to dwarf planet Ceres, Dawn is continuing to use its advanced ion propulsion system to reshape its orbit around the sun.
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WISE (NEOWISE)
NASA's Asteroid Hunter Spacecraft Returns First Images after Reactivation

NASA's Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE), a spacecraft that made the most comprehensive survey to date of asteroids and comets, has returned its first set of test images in preparation for a renewed mission.
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