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Responding to Potential Asteroid Redirect Mission Targets (NASA - February 14, 2014)
Recently Reactivated NASA Spacecraft Spots Its First New Asteroid (NASA - January 7, 2014)
The First Discovered Asteroid of 2014 Collides With Earth - An Update (JPL - January 3, 2014)
First Asteroid Discovered in 2014 Has Impact (2014 AA) (JPL - January 2, 2014)
Surprising Recent Discoveries of Three Large Near-Earth Objects (JPL - November 5, 2013)
WISE Spacecraft Reactivated to Hunt for Asteroids (NASA - August 21, 2013)
Radar Images of Asteroid 2005 WK4 (JPL - August 15, 2013)
Ten Thousandth Near-Earth Object Unearthed in Space (JPL - June 24, 2013)
Radar Movies Highlight Asteroid 1998 QE2 and Its Moon (JPL - June 6, 2013)
First Radar Images of Asteroid 1998 QE2 NASA Radar Reveals Asteroid 1998 QE2 Has Its Own Moon (JPL - May 30, 2013)
NASA's WISE Mission Finds Lost Asteroid Family Members (JPL - May 29, 2013)
Asteroid 1998 QE2 to Sail Past Earth Nine Times Larger Than Cruise Ship (JPL - April 15, 2013)
NASA-Funded Asteroid Tracking Sensor Passes Key Test (JPL - April 15, 2013)
Update: Comet to Make Close Flyby of Red Planet in October 2014 (JPL - April 12, 2013)
NASA Scientists Find Moon, Asteroids Share History (JPL - March 25, 2013)
Goldstone Radar Snags Images of Asteroid 2013 ET (JPL - March 18, 2013)
Comet 2013 A1 (Siding Spring) will make a very close approach to Mars in October 2014 (JPL - March 5, 2013)
Additional Details on the Large Fireball Event over Russia on Feb. 15, 2013 (JPL - March 1, 2013)
Apophis Risk Assessment Updated (JPL - February 21, 2013)
NASA Releases Radar Movie of Asteroid 2012 DA14 (JPL - February 19, 2013)
NASA to Chronicle Close Earth Flyby of Asteroid 2012 DA14 (JPL - February 13, 2013)
Asteroid 2012 DA14 To Pass Very Close to the Earth on February 15, 2013 (JPL - February 1, 2013)
NASA Rules Out Earth Impact in 2036 for Asteroid Apophis (JPL - January 10, 2013)
"All Clear" Given on Potential 2040 Impact of Asteroid 2011 AG5 (JPL - December 21, 2012)
Asteroid Toutatis Slowly Tumbles by Earth (JPL - December 14, 2012)
Nine Radar Images of Asteroid 2007 PA8 (JPL - November 26, 2012)
NASA Releases Workshop Data and Findings on Asteroid 2011 AG5 (NASA - June 15, 2012)
NASA Survey Counts Potentially Hazardous Asteroids (NASA - May 16, 2012)
New Website Tool Now Available For Identifying Mission-Accessible Near-Earth Asteroids and Their Next Observing Opportunities (Near Earth Object Program Office - March 20, 2012)
Near-Earth Asteroid 2012 DA14 to Miss Earth on February 15, 2013 (JPL - March 6, 2012)
Asteroid 2011 AG5 - A Reality Check (JPL - February 28, 2012)
Asteroid 2010 KQ: Probably a Rocket Body (Near Earth Object Program Office - May 27, 2010)
Asteroid 2010 GA6 To Fly Within Moon's Orbit on April 8, 2010 (Near Earth Object Program Office - April 6, 2010)
Small Asteroid 2010 AL30 Will Fly Past The Earth (Near Earth Object Program Office - January 12, 2010)
Small Asteroid 2009 VA Whizzes By The Earth (Near Earth Object Program Office - November 9, 2009)
Asteroid Impactor Reported over Indonesia (Near Earth Object Program Office - October 23, 2009)
NASA Refines Asteroid Apophis' Path Toward Earth (NASA - October 7, 2009)
Report: Deflecting a Hazardous Near-Earth Object (NASA - April 2009)
NASA Team Finds Riches in Meteorite Treasure Hunt (JPL - March 30, 2009)
Asteroid 2008 TC3 Strikes Earth: Predictions and Observations Agree (Near Earth Object Program Office - November 4, 2008)
Mars Impact Probability Increases to 4 Percent (Near Earth Object Program Office - December 28, 2007)
Astronomers Monitor Asteroid to Pass Near Mars (NASA - December 21, 2007)
Recently Discovered Asteroid Could Hit Mars in January (2007 WD5) (Near Earth Object Program Office - December 21, 2007)
Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3 Shows That Breaking Up Is Not So Hard To Do (Near Earth Object Program Office - April 24, 2006)
Hayabusa's Contributions Toward Understanding the Earth's Neighborhood (Near Earth Object Program - August 11, 2005)
Near-Earth Object Survey Act Bill Sails Through House Committee (House Committee on Science - May 17, 2005)
Revised Asteroid Scale Aids Understanding of Impact Risk (MIT - April 12, 2005)
Radar Observations Refine the Future Motion of Asteroid 2004 MN4 (Near Earth Object Program Office - February 3, 2005)
Observe the Deep Impact Spacecraft Close In On Comet Tempel 1 (Near Earth Object Program Office - February 3, 2005)
Deep Impact Launched and Flying Toward Date With a Comet (NASA - January 12, 2005)
Possibility of an Earth Impact in 2029 Ruled Out for Asteroid 2004 MN4 (Near Earth Object Program Office - December 27, 2004)
Near-Earth Asteroid 2004 MN4 Reaches Highest Score To Date On Hazard Scale (Near Earth Object Program Office - December 23, 2004)
Toutatis Animation (September 29, 2004)
Seismic Study of Ancient Cataclysm Begins (USGS - September 30, 2004)
Asteroid 4179 Toutatis to Pass Closely By Earth on Sep 29, 2004 (Near Earth Object Program - September 27, 2004)
ESO's Very Large Telescope Obtains Unique Spectrum of a Meteor (European Southern Observatory - July 30, 2004)
Asteroid Fragments On A Fast Collision Course (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich - July 14, 2004)
Study: Meteorite Crash Turned Earth Inside Out (Sudbury Crater) (University of Toronota - June 3, 2004)
NASA Scientist Hopes to Explain Saturn's Mysterious 'Black' Moon (Phoebe) (Ames Research Center - June 9, 2004)
Anatomy of a Bolide - Park Forest (astronomy.com - May 26, 2004)
Rosetta's Scientific 'First' - Observation of Comet C/2002 T7 (LINEAR) (European Space Agency - May 26, 2004)
Close-up Image of Comet NEAT From Kitt Peak Observatory (National Optical Astronomy Observatory - May 25, 2004)
Study: Dinosaurs Died Within Hours After Asteroid Hit Earth 65 Million Years Ago (University of Colorado at Boulder - May 25, 2004)
LONEOS Discovers Asteroid with the Smallest Orbit - 2004 JG6 (Lowell Observatory - May 20, 2004)
Hayabusa Spacecraft Rounds Earth and Heads for Near-Earth Asteroid (Near-Earth Object Program - May 19, 2004)
Astronomers Find Evidence That Asteroids Change Color as They Age (University of Hawaii - May 19, 2004)
Japan's Hayabusa Swings By Earth on Way to Asteroid Itokawa (The Planetary Society - May 18, 2004)
Chesapeake Bay Impact Crater Studies Continue (Daily Times Online - May 18, 2004)
Evidence of Meteor Impact Found Off Australian Coast (NASA - May 13, 2004)
Astronomers Take Search for Earth-Threatening Space Rocks to Southern Skies (University of Arizona - April 6, 2004)
Recently Discovered Near-Earth Asteroid Makes Record-breaking Approach to Earth (2004 FH) (Jet Propulsion Laboratory - March 17, 2004)
Most Distant Object In Solar System Discovered (NASA - March 15, 2004)
Two Asteroid Flybys for Rosetta (European Space Agency - March 11, 2004)
Here Comes a 'NEAT' Comet - C/2001 Q4 (NEAT) (space.com - March 10, 2004)
NASA Scientists Use Radar to Detect Asteroid Force (Jet Propulsion Laboratory - December 5, 2003)
The Curious Tale of Asteroid Hermes (NASA Science News - October 31, 2003)
Scientists Find an 'Asteroid' is Apollo 12 Debris (Planetary Society - October 30, 2003)
Evidence of Hydrated and/or Hydroxylated Minerals Found On Vesta (JAXA - October 29, 2003)
Asteroid Hermes, Lost For 66 Years, Is Found To Be Two Objects Orbiting Each Other (Cornell University - October 23, 2003)
Hermes Found 66 Years Later - Long-Lost Object Is A Bright Binary (Lowell Observatory - October 21, 2003)
Orbit for Hermes Dynamically Linked from 1937 to 2003 (Jet Propulsion Laboratory - October 16, 2003)
Lowell Observatory and Discovery Communications Announce Partnership To Build Innovative Telescope Technology (Lowell Observatory - October 15, 2003)
The 2003 Leonid Meteor Shower (NASA Science News - October 10, 2003)
Asteroid 1998 SF36 Has Been Renamed To Itokawa (JAXA - August 19, 2003)
Meteorite Hits House In Louisiana (Ron Baalke - October 3, 2003)
Closest Asteroid Yet Flies Past Earth (Asteroid 2003 SQ222) (New Scientist - October 2, 2003)
Princeton Paleontologist Produces Evidence For New Theory On Dinosaur Extinction (Princeton University - September 25, 2003)
Optical Detection of Anomalous Nitrogen in Comets (ESO - September 12, 2003)
NASA Releases Near-Earth Object Search Report (NASA - September 10, 2003)
Sunlight Makes Asteroids Spin In Strange Ways (Southwest Research Institute - September 10, 2003)
Hubble Finds Farthest, Faintest Solar System Objects Beyond Neptune (Space Telescope Science Institute - September 6, 2003)
MIT Researchers Reasses Asteroid Hazards (MIT - September 5, 2003)
High-Resolution Images of Asteroid (511) Davida (Keck Observatory - September 4, 2003)
Asteroid 2003 QQ47's Potential Earth Impact in 2014 Ruled Out (Jet Propulsion Laboratory - September 2, 2003)
New Image of Comet Halley in the Cold (ESO - September 1, 2003)
Dawn's Early Light (Dawn Project - August 2003)
Boeing EDD Awarded Electric Propulsion Contract for Dawn Mission (Boeing Company - August 18, 2003)
Spotlight: A Rock By Any Other Name... (Jet Propulsion Laboratory - August 6, 2003)
Asteroids Dedicated to Space Shuttle Columbia Crew (Jet Propulsion Laboratory - August 6, 2003)
View of Comets As Pristine Relics Of Solar System Formation Evolves (Southwest Research Institute - August 6, 2003)
Asteroid Juno Has A Bite Out Of It (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics - August 6, 2003)
Ulysses Sees Galactic Dust On The Rise (European Space Agency - August 1, 2003)
World's Largest Astronomical CCD Camera Installed On Palomar Observatory Telescope (Indiana University - July 29, 2003
Search for Large Asteroids Nears Completion, Experts Ponder Gaps in Program (space.com - July 21, 2003)
The 2003 Perseid Meteor Shower (NASA Science News - July 17, 2003)
Fewer Earthbound Asteroids Will Hit Home (Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine - July 16, 2003)
Asteroid Hunters Discover Near-Earth Object with New Camera (Jet Propulsion Laboratory - July 15, 2003)
Catching A Comet's Tail In The Earth's Upper Atmosphere (Johnson Space Center - July 10, 2003)
2003 Comet Awards Announced (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics - July 7, 2003)
Uncharted Meteors (NASA Science News - June 27, 2003)
2003 Leonid MAC Workshop (Ames Research Center - June 2003)
Evidence For Meteor In Early Mass Extinction Found (Louisiana State University - June 11, 2003)
Headless Comets Survive Plunge Through Sun's Atmosphere (Goddard Space Flight Center - June 10, 2003)
Astrophysicists Simulate Comet X-Ray Emissions In Laboratory (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - June 5, 2003)
New Destination For Rosetta, Europe's Comet Chaser (European Space Agency - May 28, 2003)
Massive Tsunami Sweeps Atlantic Ocean In Asteroid Impact Scenario For March 16, 2880 (UC Santa Cruz - May 27, 2003)
Geological Society of America's Geology Highlights (Geological Society of America - May 23, 2003)
Newly-Discovered Star May Be Third-Closest (JPL - May 20, 2003)
Meteorites Rained On Earth After Massive Asteroid Breakup (Rice University - May 8, 2003)
STARDUST Samples (The Meteoritcal Society - April 29, 2003)
Asteroid Impact Puts Heat On Snowball Earth Theory Of Key Evolutionary Jump (Australian Centre for Astrobiology - May 2003)
MUSES-C Overall Test Completed (ISAS - April 25, 2003)
Rutgers Scientist Sees Evidence Of 'Onions' In Space (Rutgers - April 24, 2003)
University of Arizona's Oldest Telescope Has Been Updated For 21st Century Astronomy (University of Arizona - April 22, 2003)
NASA Astrophycist To Discuss Stardust Comet Sample-Return Mission (Ames Research Center - April 18, 2003)
Photo Of Asteroid Vesta Taken From The International Space Station (NASA Science News - April 2, 2003)
NASA's Deep Space 1 Team Receives National Award (NASA - March 31, 2003)
Rosetta Update (European Space Agency - March 20, 2003)
Dawn's Early Light (Dawn Project - March 2003)
NASA's Newest Maps Reveal a Continent's Grandeur and a Secret (NASA - March 6, 2003)
A Rare Meteor Shower (NASA Science News - February 28, 2003)
NASA Finds Remnants Of Ancient Star In Earth's Upper Atmosphere (NASA - February 27, 2003)
Pro-am Meeting on Comets, Meteors & Meteorites (Open University - February 25, 2003)
NASA Solves Half-Century Old Moon Mystery (Jet Propulsion Laboratory - February 20, 2003)
Amazing Live Images: Sungrazing Comet Possibly Hit by Solar Eruption (space.com - February 18, 2003)
Surf The Web To See The Sun-Dancing Comet (European Space Agency - February 12, 2003)
Los Alamos Researcher Quantifies Meteor False Alarm Rate For Nuclear Test Monitoring System (Los Alamos National Laboratory - February 14, 2003)
Planetary Defense Conference: Protecting Earth from Asteroids (The Aerospace Corporation - February 2003)
NASA Should Lead More Focused Program to Reduce Threat from Hazardous Asteroids (National Optical Astronomy Observatory - February 4, 2003)
MUSES-C Microwave Ion Engine Prototype Reaches 18,000 Hours of Autonoumous Endurance Testing (ISAS - January 24, 2003)
QUE 93148: A Part of the Mantle of Asteroid 4 Vesta? (Planetary Science Research Discoveries - January 23, 2003)
Researchers Find Correlation Between Impacts and Increase in Volcanic Activity Development (Earth Institute at Columbia University - January 17, 2003)
Dinosaurs Experienced Climate Changes Before K-T Collision (Pennsylvnia State University - January 14, 2003)
First Neptune Trojan Discovered (National Optical Astronomy Observatory - January 8, 2003)
Astronomers Poised To Apply Novel Way To Look For Comets Beyond Neptune (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - January 7, 2003)
Extrasolar Meteors Hint A Distant Planet Formation (University of Toronot - January 6, 2003)
Earth & Asteroid Play Orbital Cat & Mouse Game - 2002 AA29 (NASA - January 2, 2003)

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