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NEAR EARTH OBJECT NEWS ARCHIVES
January 2000 - June 2000
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Call for CCD Observations of Comet 9P/Tempel 1 (Stephanie McLaughlin - June 30, 2000)
NEAR Shoemaker Has Eros Covered (NEAR Project - June 29, 2000)
Diving In On Asteroid Eros (space.com - June 29, 2000)
Near-Earth Asteroid Sample Return Workshop (Lunar and Planetary Institute)
It Came Out Of The Sky (The Guardian - June 29, 2000)
Space Dust in a Vacuum (Physical Review Focus - June 27, 2000)
Comet 1999 S4 LINEAR Bright Enough For Binoculars (space.com - June 23, 2000)
New York Museum, Oregon Tribe Reach Agreement On Williamette Meteorite (American Museum of Natural History - June 22, 2000)
'Treasure Map' Of Inner Space Shows Orbits And Sizes Of 900 Large Asteroids (Cornell University - June 22, 2000)
First Recording Of Meteors Hitting The Moon (AFP - June 21, 2000)
Asteroids Have Seasons, Too (NASA Science News - June 21, 2000)
NEAR Shoemaker Science Update (NEAR Project - June 20, 2000)
NEAR Shoemaker To Move Closer To Eros (space.com - June 18, 2000)
Bright Meteor Observed Over Australia (World Net Daily - June 12, 2000)
Fireball Observed Over Colorado (space.com - June 9, 2000)
Water-Bearing Salt Crystals Come From Dawn Of Solar System (American Association for the Advancement of Science - June 8, 2000)
Comet C/1999 S4 LINEAR May Reach Naked-Eye Brightness In July (space.com - June 6, 2000)
Tagish Lake Meteorite: Largest Meteorite Find In Canadian History (University Of Calgary - May 31, 2000)
NEAR Shoemaker Observations Link Eros to Primordial Solar System (Applied Physics Laboratory - May 30, 2000)
NEAR Obtains First Snapshot Of Eros' Chemical Makeup (Cornell University - May 30, 2000)
Asteroid Trackers Plan To Avert Armagaddeon (The Observer - May 28, 2000)
Cornell Students Produces Henon Mapping Images To Provide Insight Into Turbulent Problems (Cornell University - May 24, 2000)
Astronomers Find Fleeting Comet (space.com - May 18, 2000)
NASA Tries To Revive Deep Space 1 Spacecraft (space.com - May 17, 2000)
An Asteroid Probe That Can Jump Could Leave Crawlers Standing (New Scientist - May 13, 2000)
Long-Lost Asteroid 719 Albert Is Found -- Whereabouts Unknown Since 1911 (University Of Arizona - May 10, 2000)
The Arecibo Observatory: Listening to the Skies (space.com - May 8, 2000)
NEAR Shoemaker Science Update (NEAR Project - May 5, 2000)
Astronomers Obtain Radar Images Of Giant Metal Dog Bone-Shaped Asteroid (JPL - May 4, 2000)
Were The Dinosaurs Fried By Ultraviolet Light? (Astronomy Now - May 3, 2000)
Experts Demand Better Asteroid Alert (space.com - May 2, 2000)
Orbit Correction Burn Puts NEAR Shoemaker In Ideal Science Observation Orbit (NEAR Project - April 30, 2000)
Earth Owes Jupiter Huge Debt (San Jose Mercury News - April 27, 2000)
Bigger Telescopes Seek Killer Asteroids (space.com - April 26, 2000)
Tarlike Macro-Molecules Detected In 'Stardust' (Max-Planck-Institut fur extraterrestrische Physik - April 26, 2000)
Analysis Of Tiny Astromaterials (Planetary Science Research - April 26, 2000)
Candidate Crater For Permian-Triassic Extinction Event Found (discovery.com - April 19, 2000)
NEAR Shoemaker Cruising into Closer Orbit (NEAR Project - April 24, 2000)
Galileo Data Revealing Best Images Yet Of Jupiter's Cratered Inner Moons (Cornell University - April 24, 2000)
NEAR Shoemaker Science Update (NEAR Project - April 18, 2000)
Cassini Makes It Through The Asteroid Belt (JPL - April 14, 2000)
NEAR Shoemaker Science Update (NEAR Project - April 7, 2000)
Defending our Planet (Associated Press - April 3, 2000)
Will a Killer Asteroid Hit the Earth? (time.com - April 2000)
Near Shoemaker Science Update - March 31, 2000 (NEAR Project - March 31, 2000)
NEAR Shoemaker Moving In for a Better Look at Eros (NEAR Project - March 31, 2000)
Clues to Mysterious Meteor Sounds Sought In Iridium Satellite Suicides (space.com - March 28, 2000)
NEAR-Shoemaker Science Update (NEAR Project - March 22, 2000)
Marshall Engineers Developing Meteoroid Repair Kit
Earth's Close Shave (Asteroid 2000 EW70) (BBC News - March 21, 2000)
Researchers Discover Extraterrestrial Gases In Buckyballs (Ames Research Center/University Of Hawaii - March 20, 2000)
Running Rings Around The Earth (SpaceDaily - March 20, 2000)
Pristine Yukon Meteorite A Rare Find (space.com - March 16, 2000)
DOD Fireball Detection (Peter Brown - March 16, 2000)
Yukon Meteorite May Provide 'New Window Into The Universe' (NASA - March 16, 2000)
Scientists To Discuss Yukon Meteorite Tomorrow (Johnson Space Center - March 15, 2000)
NASA Renames NEAR Spacecraft For Planetary Science Pioneer Gene Shoemaker (NASA - March 14, 2000)
NEAR Team Reports Exciting First Month of Asteroid Eros Exploration (Applied Physics Laboratory - March 13, 2000)
Asteroid Devastation Could Even Be Worse Than Feared (Oregon State University - March 9, 2000)
Apollo Lunar Rocks Reveal Importance Of Impact Events On Evolution (SpaceDaily - March 9, 2000)
NASA To Host 31st Lunar And Planetary Science Conference In Houston (Johnson Space Center - March 8, 2000)
SpaceDev, Univ. Of Arizona Make Deep Space Camera (SpaceDev - March 7, 2000)
US Astronomers Meet At Arecibo To Discuss Next-Generation Radio Telescope (Cornell University - March 3, 2000)
NEAR To Begin Busy Science Orbit (NEAR Project - March 2, 2000)
NEAR Gets a Little Closer to Eros (NEAR Project - February 24, 2000)
Meteorite From Yukon Fireball Found (Anchorage Daily News - February 24, 2000)
Astronaut Sees the Asteroids as 'Stepping Stones' (space.com - February 24, 2000)
NEAR Science Update (NEAR Project - February 22, 2000)
NEAR Embraces Eros (Sky & Telescope - February 18, 2000)
JPL Has Critical Role On NEAR Asteroid Orbit Mission (JPL - February 18, 2000)
NEAR Begins Looking Closely At Eros (NASA - February 17, 2000)
Many Pennies From Heaven: Asteroid Impacts Render Riches (space.com - February 17, 2000)
Romantic Rendezvous With Eros Previews Rosetta's Rock Show (ESA - February 16, 2000)
NASA Gives Go-Ahead For Cornell-Led 2002 Mission To Explore Comets (Cornell University - February 16, 2000)
NEAR Science Update (NEAR Project - February 15, 2000)
NASA Begins Building Next Mission To Study Comets (NASA - February 15, 2000)
New Theory Links Moon's Current Orbit to Its Formation Via a Giant Impact (Southwest Research Institute - February 15, 2000)
NEAR Begins Historic Orbit Around Eros (NEAR Project - February 14, 2000)
NASA Goddard Courts Eros On Valentine's Day (Goddard Space Flight Center - February 14, 2000)
NEAR Approaching Eros on Schedule (NEAR Project - February 13, 2000)
New Cassini Images Of Asteroid 2685 Masursky Available (JPL - February 11, 2000)
NRL Instrument Makes First UV Observation of Meteor in Space (Naval Research Laboratory - February 9, 2000)
Asteroid 2000 BF19 Declared Safe (JPL - February 8, 2000)
NEAR Gets Final Flight Adjustment (NEAR Project - February 8, 2000)
Grant Enhances Computational Capability Of Minor Planet Center (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics - February 8, 2000)
NEAR Poised For Historic Valentine's Day Eros Asteroid Encounter (NASA - February 8, 2000)
Asteroid 2000 BF19 Has Small Earth Impact Probability In 2022 (JPL - February 7, 2000)
NEAR Science Update (NEAR Project - February 4, 2000)
NEAR Rendezvous Burn a Success (NEAR Project - February 3, 2000)
NEAR Rendezvous Burn Delayed (NEAR Project - February 2, 2000)
Woman Finds Space Fireball Debris In British Isles (BBC News - January 31, 2000)
New Mars Meteorite Found In California (Ron Baalke - January 30, 2000)
Yukon Meteor Flash Caught on Film (space.com - January 28, 2000)
Iceballs In Spain Determined To Be Terrestrial In Nature (Josep Ma. Trigo i Rodriguez - January 27, 2000)
NEAR Science Update (NEAR Project - January 24, 2000)
NEAR Aces Final Flight Test (NEAR Project - January 24, 2000)
Eros Rotation Animation Available (NEAR Project - January 21, 2000)
NASA Dryden Participating In Meteor Event Data Collection (Dyrden Flight Research Center - January 21, 2000)
Mystery Iceballs Claim 'First Victim' in Spain; Fake Iceballs Uncovered (Reuters - January 20, 2000)
Innovative Airborne Astronomy Capability From Jet Aircraft Now Operational (Southwest Research Institute - January 19, 2000)
Spaniards Dodge Mystery Ice (BBC News - January 18, 2000)
Meteor Explodes In Air Near Alaska, Yukon Border (Reuters - January 18, 2000)
Comet Debris Rains On Spain? (Reuters - January 18, 2000)
NEAR Snaps New Approach Photos of Eros (APL - January 17, 2000)
JPL Public Lectures Zoom In On Asteroids And Comets (JPL - January 17, 2000)
NEAR Science Update (APL - January 14, 2000)
Asteroid Population Count Slashed (JPL - January 12, 2000)
NEAR Watching Eros Around The Clock (NEAR - January 10, 2000)
Earth Is Menaced by Fewer Killer Asteroids Than Previously Thought (Associate Press - January 12, 2000)
AIAA January Dinner Meeting: Near-Earth Objects and the Chance of With Earth (AIAA - January 12, 2000)
NEAR's Second Coming (space.com - January 10, 2000)
New UK Panel's Task: Asteroid Watch! (space.com - January 4, 2000)

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