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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 Retrieval Mission
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 Retrieval Mission
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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Late in Cruise, and a Binary Ahoy
Late in Cruise, and a Binary Ahoy

New Horizons has just completed a summer of intensive activities and entered hibernation on Aug. 20. The routine parts of the activities included thorough checkouts of all our backup systems ...
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NASA Spacecraft Reactivated to Hunt for Asteroids
NASA Spacecraft Reactivated to Hunt for Asteroids

WISE will be revived next month with the goal of discovering and characterizing near-Earth objects.
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Radar Images of Asteroid 2005 WK4
Radar Images of Asteroid 2005 WK4

A collage of radar images of near-Earth asteroid 2005 WK4 was generated by NASA scientists.
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Comet ISON: Recovered!
Comet ISON: Recovered!

Well this is rather exciting news: Comet ISON lives on! (we think...)
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