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Asteroid 2013 TV135 - A Reality Check

Newly discovered asteroid 2013 TV135 made a close approach to Earth on Sept. 16, when it came within about 4.2 million miles (6.7 million kilometers).
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BRRISON Suffers Science Payload Anomaly, Unable to Collect Data
BRRISON Suffers Science Payload Anomaly, Unable to Collect Data

The Balloon Rapid Response for ISON (BRRISON) payload suffered an anomaly following launch Sept. 28 from the Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility in Fort Sumner, N.M., preventing the payload from collecting mission data.
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BRRISON Soars to Study Comet ISON
BRRISON Soars to Study Comet ISON

The Balloon Rapid Response for ISON (BRRISON) lifted off at 8:10pm EDT from Fort Sumner, N.M., on a mission that includes Comet ISON as one of its observation targets.
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Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM)
NASA Hosts Workshop to Discuss Asteroid Initiative Ideas

NASA will host a public workshop to examine and synthesize 96 of the ideas submitted to a Request for Information (RFI) about the agency's asteroid initiative.
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NASA's Deep Impact Produced Deep Results
NASA's Deep Impact Produced Deep Results

The Deep Impact spacecraft, history's most traveled deep-space comet hunter, provided many significant results for the science community. Here are the top five, according to the mission's principal investigator, Michael A'Hearn.
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Deep Impact (EPOXI)
NASA's Deep Space Comet Hunter Mission Comes to an End

After almost 9 years in space that included an unprecedented July 4th impact and subsequent flyby of a comet, an additional comet flyby, and the return of approximately 500,000 images of celestial objects, NASA's Deep Impact mission has ended.
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Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM)
NASA Highlights Asteroid Grand Challenge at World Maker Faire

NASA is reaching out to a new community for ideas on how to find and track potentially hazardous asteroids,
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Take a Virtual Tour of Vesta With New High-Resolution Images
Take a Virtual Tour of Vesta With New High-Resolution Images

New images from NASA's Dawn mission show the giant asteroid Vesta at the scale of regional road touring maps.
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Comet Found Hiding in Plain Sight
Comet Found Hiding in Plain Sight

Asteroid Don Quixote now appears to be a comet.
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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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