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Catalina Sky Survey Helps Explain Puzzling Observations of NEOs

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The ultimate fate of most near-Earth objects, or NEOs — asteroids and comets that may pose a hazard…
The Next Generation of Exploration: The NEOCam Mission

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In February of 2014, NASA put out the call for submissions for the thirteenth mission of their Discovery…
Astronomy Summer School Radar Observations Shine New Light on Near-Earth Asteroid

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A team of scientists participating in a radio astronomy summer school had the unexpected opportunity to observe a…
Asteroid Icarus to Make Distant Pass Today

June 16, 2015

Asteroid Icarus will safely pass by Earth at more than 21 times the distance of Earth to the…
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