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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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Asteroids
Small Asteroid Will Pass Earth Safely on Thursday

An asteroid about 25 feet (8 meters) across will safely pass Earth at about 1:21 p.m. PST (4:21 p.m. EST) today.
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Asteroids
Asteroid Will Safely Pass Closer Than Moon Wednesday

As happens about 20 times a year with current detection capabilities, a known asteroid will safely pass Earth Wednesday closer than the distance from Earth to the moon.
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NEOWISE Spies Its First Comet
NEOWISE Spies Its First Comet

NASA's NEOWISE spacecraft has spotted its first new comet since coming out of hibernation late last year.
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