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New Horizons
New Horizons Reaches the Final 4 (AU)

New Horizons sailed past another milepost today when the NASA spacecraft moved to within four astronomical units (AU) of Pluto.
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Deep Space Network
Radar Images of near-Earth Asteroid 2006 DP14

Radar images of peanut-shaped asteroid reveal it is no peanut-sized space rock.
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Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM)
Responding to Potential Asteroid Redirect Mission Targets

NASA is now pursuing new partnerships and collaborations in an Asteroid Grand Challenge to accelerate NASA's existing planetary defense work, which will help find all asteroid threats to human population and know what to do about them.
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Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM)
NASA Experts Continue to Engage United Nations on NASA's Asteroid Initiative

In June of last year, NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden spoke to the United Nations Committee on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) and shared with the international community what NASA is doing to detect and track asteroids.
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New Horizons
The PI's Perspective: Thanks America, New Horizons Ahead

New Horizons completed a quick, two-week maintenance wakeup on Jan. 17 and is back in hibernation.
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New Horizons
The PI's Perspective: Thanks America, New Horizons Ahead

New Horizons completed a quick, two-week maintenance wakeup on Jan. 17 and is back in hibernation.
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NASA Posts Final Asteroid Workshop Report
NASA Posts Final Asteroid Workshop Report

NASA posted the final report summarizing the asteroids workshop discussion and recommendations.
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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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