Asteroid

12.23.17
Arecibo is monitoring potentially hazardous near-earth asteroid
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Arecibo is monitoring potentially hazardous near-earth asteroid

The world's second-largest radio telescope is back online after Hurricane Maria.

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09.19.17
Scientists want to explore asteroids with a fleet of nanoprobes
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Scientists want to explore asteroids with a fleet of nanoprobes

Researchers presented a mission plan today at the European Planetary Science Congress.

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07.19.17
One single theory may have solved three Mars mysteries
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One single theory may have solved three Mars mysteries

A giant asteroid impact could have caused Mars’ distinct geology, its moons and its strange composition.

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06.30.17
'Asteroid Day' is a good time to learn about the threat of space rocks
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'Asteroid Day' is a good time to learn about the threat of space rocks

We only know of around one percent of the asteroids lurking in our solar system

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05.24.17
NASA probe on a fast track to reach metallic asteroid
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NASA probe on a fast track to reach metallic asteroid

The Psyche mission will launch one year early, in 2022, and arrive four years ahead of schedule.

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04.17.17
NASA seeks comet 'crumbs' with a new detection technique
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NASA seeks comet 'crumbs' with a new detection technique

LISA Pathfinder could map the trails of comet dust in the Solar System.

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