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NEAR EARTH OBJECT NEWS ARCHIVES
July 2000 - December 2000
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Space Watch For Earth-Bound Asteroids (Independant News - December 31, 2000)
2001: A Space Anniversary (The Guardian - December 28, 2000)
NEAR Shoemaker Science Update (NEAR Project - December 28, 2000)
Apparent Meteor Flashes In The Sky Over Vermont (Rutland Herald - December 28, 2000)
Space ANTS: Futuristic Probes to Cruise Asteroid Belt (space.com - December 28, 2000)
Night Sky Boom Rattles Australians, Baffles Police (Reuters/CNN - December 27, 2000)
Asteroid Just Misses Earth (AFP - December 24, 2000)
Asteroid Sample Return Mission Proposed By Univ of Arkansas Researcher (University Of Arkansas - December 21, 2000)
Surprise Meteor Shower Expected On Winter Solstice (Ames Research Center - December 20, 2000)
SIPI Students to Help ID Meteorites (Albuquerque Journal - December 19, 2000)
Swedes Search for Geothermal Energy in Meteorite Crater (Environment News Service - December 19, 2000)
A Possible Surprise From The Ursids Meteor Shower (NASA Science News - December 18, 2000)
ESA's 'Herschel' Will Shed Light On The Mysterious Transneptunian Objects (ESA - December 15, 2000)
New Geophysical Data Link Yucatan Crater To Mass Extinction Of Dinosaurs (University of Texas-Austin - December 15, 2000)
NEAR Shoemaker Engine Burn Puts Spacecraft on Track for Final Months in Orbit (Applied Physics Laboratory - December 13, 2000)
More Asteroids Caught In Trojan Force Traps (Nature Science Update - December 12, 2000)
Rosetta: 766 Days To Launch ... And Counting! (ESA - December 11, 2000)
The Baffling Geminid Meteors (NASA Science News - December 8, 2000)
Closer Orbit Ahead for NEAR Shoemaker (NEAR Project - December 7, 2000)
Mystery Of The Fireball From The New Hampshire Sky Deepens (Concord Monitor - December 7, 2000)
New Hampshire Residents Say Meteorite Landed In Yard (Concord Monitor - December 5, 2000)
Possibly 2nd Brightest Known Trans-Neptunian Object Discovered (University Of Arizona - December 1, 2000)
A Kuiper-Belt Giant? (Sky & Telescope - December 1, 2000)
Lunar Meteorite Ages Strongly Support 'Lunar Cataclysm' (University Of Arizona - November 30, 2000)
Denver Museum Gets Canon City Meteorite (Denver Rocky Mountain News - November 30, 2000)
Leaping Into The Future: One Hop At A Time (JPL - November 28, 2000)
Professor Keeps Eye On Asteroid Toutatis (The Daily Evergreen - November 27, 2000)
Spacecraft Once More Unto the Breach (space.com - November 20, 2000)
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Asteroid (JPL - November 17, 2000)
Look To Leonids For Stunning Sky (JPL - November 16, 2000)
NEAR Team Releases Low-Flyover Movie (NEAR Project - November 14, 2000)
Computer Modelling Offers New Insight Into The Formation Of the Chicxulub Crater In Mexico (Imperial College - November 14, 2000)
Dust Particles Cause Problems For Satellites (New Scientist - November 8, 2000)
North America's East Coast May Offer Best View Of Leonids Meteor Shower (Marshall Space Flight Center - November 8, 2000)
Much Ado about 2000 SG344 (NASA Science News - November 6, 2000)
New Results for Object 2000 SG344 (JPL - November 4, 2000)
Possible Earth Impact In 2030 By Asteroid 2000 SG344 (IAU - November 3, 2000)
NEAR Shoemaker Pulls Back for Last Long View (NEAR Project - November 3, 2000)
NASA Cancels Miniature Rover For Joint Japan-US Asteroid Mission (NASA - November 3, 2000)
Trick or Treat: It's Toutatis! (NASA Science News - October 31, 2000)
NEAR Shoemaker Completes Low Pass Over Eros (NEAR Project - October 26, 2000)
Astronomers Image Double Asteroid And A New Asteroid Moon (Southwest Research Institute - October 26, 2000)
Lunar Leonids 2000 (NASA Science News - October 26, 2000)
Rash of Red Asteroids Puzzles Researchers (space.com - October 25, 2000)
Estimate of Killer Asteroids Zooms (Alburquerque Journal - October 24, 2000)
NEAR Scientists Gathering Solid Data on Complex Asteroid Eros (Applied Physics Lab - October 24, 2000)
Astronomers Discover Minor Planet Between Neptune and Pluto (2000 EB173) (USA Today - October 24, 2000)
NEAR Shoemaker Closes in For Unprecedented View of an Asteriod (Applied Physics Lab - October 23, 2000)
NEAR Shoemaker Completes Second of Three Burns for Close Encounter (NEAR Project - October 23, 2000)
Oct 13th Fireball Was Rocket Debris, Orionids Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend (NASA Science News - October 18, 2000)
NEAR Shoemaker Science Update (NEAR Shoemaker Project - October 17, 2000)
British See Earth Between a Rock and a Hard Place (Washington Post - October 16, 2000)
Fireballs Over Kansas Probably A Large Meteor Or Space Junk (Wichita Eagle - October 14, 2000)
International Conference - Asteroids 2001: from Piazzi to the 3rd Millennium (October 2000)
Fireball Observed Over Midwest (MSNBC - October 13, 2000)
NEAR Shoemaker on Course for a Close Encounter (NEAR Project - October 13, 2000)
Crater In Sweden Probed For Heating Energy (Reuters - October 13, 2000)
Tagish Lake Meteorite May Be Most Primitive Solar System Material Ever Studied (University Of Calgary - October 12, 2000)
Cosmic Time Capsule: Frozen Yukon Meteorite Found (space.com - October 12, 2000)
International Research on Near-Earth Objects (International Astronomical Union - October 11, 2000)
The Moonlit Leonids 2000 (NASA Science News - October 10, 2000)
Another New Meteorite Discovered In Saskatchewan, Canada (University Of Calgary - October 5, 2000)
New Spacewatch Telescope Detects Its First Asteroids (University Of Arizona - October 4, 2000)
How The Sun Pushes Meteorites Toward Us (Reuters - October 4, 2000)
NEAR Shoemaker Science Update (NEAR Project - October 3, 2000)
Double Trouble (Asteroid 2000 DP107)) (Sky & Telescope - September 29, 2000)
NASA's Langley First Stop In Blast To Look At Impact Crater's Past (Langley Research Center - September 28, 2000)
Square Craters (NASA Science News - September 26, 2000)
Asteroid Hunters (Albuquerque Journal - September 24, 2000)
Asteroid Busters Urge Australia To Help Avert The Killer Blow (The Age - September 22, 2000)
NEAR Mission Discoveries Highlighted in Latest Issue of Science (NEAR Project - September 21, 2000)
Mystery Of Tiny Asteroid Eros - So Much Rock But So Little Gravity (Cornell University - September 21, 2000)
Eros Asteroid May Have Been Present At The Birth Of The Solar System (Goddard Space Flight Center - September 21, 2000)
Asteroid Eros Yields Secrets From Time Before Earth Was Born (NASA - September 21, 2000)
A Good Month for Asteroids (NASA Science News - September 20, 2000)
Report Of The Near Earth Objects Task Force Published (United Kingdom - September 18, 2000)
Britain Plans Shield To Prevent Asteroid Collisions (The Sunday Times - September 17, 2000)
Centaur's Bright Surface Spot Could be Crater of Fresh Ice (Space Telescope Science Institute - September 14, 2000)
UK Government Task Force To Report On 'Deep Impact' Threat (Spaceguard UK - September 13, 2000)
Seven New Meteorites Added to New Online Arizona Meteorite Map (University of Arizona - September 12, 2000)
Late-Nightlight Show Over Pennsylvania Probably A Meteor (Lehigh Valley News - September 11, 2000)
Tree Rings Challenge History (BBC News - September 8, 2000)
Rocks Reveal Details of Mass Extinction (space.com - September 7, 2000)
NEAR Shoemaker Science Update (NEAR Project - September 7, 2000)
USGS Takes 'Cat Scan' Of Virginia Crater (USGS - September 5, 2000)
Chemists Find Tagish Lake Meteorite In A Class By Itself (Purdue University - September 1, 2000)
A Close Encounter with a Space Rock (NASA Science News - September 1, 2000)
'Space Weathering' Cements Asteroid-Meteorite Link (Sky & Telescope - September 1, 2000)
Meteor Showers Explosive on Mars (Discovery.com - August 30, 2000)
Smaller is Better: Microscouts Make the Grade (space.com - August 29, 2000)
NEAR Shoemaker on the Way Up (NEAR Project - August 28, 2000)
Comet Champion of the Solar System (NASA Science News - August 28, 2000)
Canada's Asteroid Protection Plan (space.com - August 25, 2000)
Hot X-Rays From A Cold Comet (NASA Science News - August 23, 2000)
NEAR Shoemaker Science Update (NEAR Project - August 21, 2000)
Meteoritical Society To Meet In Chicago - August 28 - September 1 (University Of Chicago)
The Panther Mountain Crater (Discovery - August 2000)
NEAR Marks Halfway Point In Historic Flight (CNN - August 16, 2000)
China Builds New Observatory To Detect Near-Earth Asteroids (SpaceDaily - August 15, 2000)
Asteroids Named For Astronomers And A Historic Telescope (International Astronomical Union - August 15, 2000)
Moons And Craters Named (International Astronomical Union - August 15, 2000)
Comet Linear Breakup Is Boon to Scientists (space.com - August 11, 2000)
Ice Worlds Beyond Neptune Yield Clues To History Of The Solar System (Southwest Research Institute - August 11, 2000)
Students On Spacewatch Find Centaurs And Unique Asteroids (University Of Arizona - August 11, 2000)
European Southern Observatory Observes Comet LINEAR's 'Shower' (ESO - August 8, 2000)
New Asteroid Target Chosen For MUSES-C Mission (JPL - August 7, 2000)
Killer Asteroid Hunt Reaches a Milestone (space.com - August 7, 2000)
Hubble Discovers Missing Pieces Of Comet LINEAR (Space Telescope Science Institute - August 7, 2000)
Global Cooling Accelerated By Early Late Eocene Impacts? (Nature Science Update - August 4, 2000)
Comet LINEAR: Going, Going.... But Not Quite Gone (Isaac Newton Group Of Telescopes - August 4, 2000)
Hopping Rover: Bound for New Asteroid in 2002 (space.com - August 3, 2000)
Change in MUSES-C Target Body Announced (Don Yeomans - August 1, 2000)
Latest Orbit Looks Familiar to NEAR Shoemaker (NEAR Project - August 1, 2000)
Comet LINEAR Continues To Disintegrate (NASA Science News - July 31, 2000)
Geologists to Inspect Huge Crater (space.com - July 30, 2000)
Meteorites (Geotimes - July 2000)
The Jacobus Kapteyn Telescope Observes The Death Of Comet LINEAR (Isaac Newton Group Of Telescopes - July 28, 2000)
Intriguing Meteorite Discovered In Saskatchewan, Canada (University Of Calgary - July 27, 2000)
Space Rescue Makes Close Comet Encounter Possible (JPL - July 27, 2000)
NASA's Two Great Observatories Keep Their 'Eyes' On Comet LINEAR (NASA - July 27, 2000)
Report: Gold Meteorites Bombarded Young Planet Earth (space.com - July 26, 2000)
Dust, Rocks, Meteorites And Other Debris (SpaceDaily - July 25, 2000)
New Outer Satellite Of Jupiter Discovered (Minor Planet Center & Spacewatch - July 21, 2000)
NEAR Team Seeks Clues in Close Orbit (NEAR Project - July 21, 2000)
NEAR Shoemaker Science Update - July 19, 2000 (NEAR Project - July 19, 2000)
Time Travel Through A Trail Of Comet Dust (Goddard Space Flight Center - July 19, 2000)
Spacewatch Scans the Heavens for Killer Rocks (space.com - July 17, 2000)
Teacher's Typo Points Him To An Asteroid (Boston Globe - July 15, 2000)
NEAR Shoemaker Senses Gravity of its Latest Assignment (NEAR Project - July 14, 2000)
Novel Experiment Helps Explain Charged Dust In The Vacuum Of Space (University Of Colorado - July 12, 2000)
Chemists Find Extraterrestrial 'Anomaly' In Earth's Rocks (University of California-San Diego - July 12, 2000)
Comet Borrelly or Bust (NASA Science News - July 11, 2000)
Galileo Discovers New Impact Crater On Europa (JPL - July 10, 2000)
Meteor Impact Jars Sleepy Australian Town (space.com - July 10, 2000)
Earth-Approaching Space Rock Found By Accident (BBC News - July 10, 2000)
NEAR Shoemaker Maneuvers Toward Lower Orbit (NEAR Project - July 7, 2000)
Some Comets Like it Hot (NASA Science News - July 7, 2000)
Streaking Meteorite Causes Rare Phenomenon (space.com - July 6, 2000)
NEAR Shoemaker Science Update (NEAR Project - July 5, 2000)
Space Protection of the Earth - 2000
Deep Space 1 Restarts Ion Engine (SpaceViews - July 5, 2000)
Rosetta And Giotto Bridge The Generation Gap (ESA - July 3, 2000)

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