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Asteroids as Seen From Mars; A Curiosity Rover First

A new image from NASA's Curiosity Mars rover is the first ever from the surface of Mars to show an asteroid, and it shows two: Ceres and Vesta.
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OSIRIS-REx
Construction to Begin on NASA Spacecraft Set to Visit Asteroid in 2018

NASA's team that will conduct the first U.S. mission to collect samples from an asteroid has been given the go-ahead to begin building the spacecraft, flight instruments and ground system, and launch support facilities.
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Asteroid 2007 VK184 Eliminated as Impact Risk to Earth
Asteroid 2007 VK184 Eliminated as Impact Risk to Earth

Recent observations have removed from NASA's asteroid impact hazard list the near-Earth object (NEO) known to pose the most significant risk of Earth impact over the next 100 years.
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Dawn
Dawn Wins National Air and Space Museum Trophy

The team in charge of NASA's Dawn mission received the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's highest group honor.
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Rosetta
Rosetta Sets Sights on Destination Comet

The Rosetta spacecraft has caught a first glimpse of its destination comet since waking up from deep-space hibernation on Jan. 20.
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NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Spots Mars-Bound Comet Sprout Multiple Jets
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Spots Mars-Bound Comet Sprout Multiple Jets

NASA released Thursday an image of a comet that, on Oct. 19, will pass within 84,000 miles of Mars -- less than half the distance between Earth and our moon.
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Asteroids
NASA Supported Research Helps Redefine Solar System's Edge
NASA Supported Research Helps Redefine Solar System's Edge

The solar system has a new most-distant family member.
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Asteroids
Be an Asteroid Hunter in NASA's First Asteroid Grand Challenge Contest Series

NASA's Asteroid Data Hunter contest series will offer $35,000 in awards over the next six months to citizen scientists who develop improved algorithms that can be used to identify asteroids.
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NASA's Hubble Telescope Witnesses Asteroid's Mysterious Disintegration
NASA's Hubble Telescope Witnesses Asteroid's Mysterious Disintegration

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has recorded the never-before-seen break-up of an asteroid into as many as 10 smaller pieces.
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