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NEAR EARTH OBJECT NEWS ARCHIVES
July 2001 - December 2001
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The Heat is On: Asteroid Belt Found around Nearby Star (NASA Astrobiology Institute)
Kevlar vs. Comets: Bullet-Proof Craft to Get Closest Comet Views Ever (CONTOUR) (space.com - December 26, 2001)
2001: A Year of Challenge and Accomplishment for NASA (NASA - December 26, 2001)
NASA Selects Missions To Explore Two Large Asteroids and Search For Earth-Like Planets (NASA - December 19, 2001)
Colorado Meteorite Search Narrows (Rocky Mountain News - December 19, 2001)
NASA Scientist Finds Some Meteorites Not Sugar-Free (NASA - December 19, 2001)
Expert: August 17 Meteor From Asteroid Belt (Denver Post - December 19, 2001)
NASA Bids Farewell To The Successfull Deep Space 1 Mission (NASA - December 17, 2001)
Deep Space 1 Shows Comet Sense (Nature Science Update - December 14, 2001)
Asteroid 1998 WT24 (NASA Science News - December 14, 2001)
Meteor High-Speed Imaging (Ames Research Center - December 11, 2001)
Carolyn Shoemaker: Comet Hunter (Universe Today - December 11, 2001)
Deep Space 1 Says Farewell (JPL Universe - December 7, 2001)
The Rise And Fall Of Near-Earth Asteroid 2001 VK5 (David Morrison - December 7, 2001)
NASA To Discuss Leonids, Mars and Early Earth at AGU Meeting (Ames Research Center - December 7, 2001)
Japan's 'Spaceguard' Centre To Track Celestial Clutter (AFP - December 6, 2001)
Planetary Society Now Accepting Applications for Shoemaker NEO Grants (The Planetary Society - December 3, 2001)
Deep Impact and the Mass Extinction of Species 65 Million Years Ago (GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam - December 3, 2001)
Weekend Fireballs (NASA Science News - December 3, 2001)
Mysterious Lights Blamed On Old Russian Rocket (CNN - December 2, 2001)
Explosions on the Moon (NASA Science News - November 30, 2001)
Comet Borrelly Rocks and Rolls In Simple Movie (Jet Propulsion Laboratory - November 29, 2001)
Listening to Leonids (NASA Science News - November 26, 2001)
Violent Creation of Asteroid Families (space.com - November 23, 2001)
Sunlight May Nudge Asteroids Toward Earth (Southwest Research Institute - November 22, 2001)
Tool For First Comet Orbiter Will Examine Escaping Gases (Jet Propulsion Laboratory - November 19, 2001)
NASA Leonids Activities: Sleepyheads May Miss Spectacular Celestial Display (NASA - November 14, 2002)
Sonic Booms Over England (The Scotsman - November 14, 2001)
Across The Globe And Around The Clock, NASA Engineers To Track And Share (Marshall Space Flight Center - November 13, 2001)
More Asteroids Pair Up (astronomy.com - November 10, 2001)
Sky Survey Lowers Estimate Of Asteroid Impact Risk (Princeton University - November 7, 2001)
Earth Orbiting Satellites Brace for Leonid Meteor Shower (space.com - November 7, 2001)
Crater Makes an Impact on Three Sessions at GSA (USGS - November 6, 2001)
Leonid Meteor Storm! When, Where and How to Watch (space.com - November 6, 2001)
Meteor Clue To End Of Middle East Civilizations (The Sunday Telegraph - November 4, 2001)
First Estimate of the Formation Temperature of Ammonia Ice in a Comet (National Astronomical Observatory Of Japan - November 1, 2001)
Tunguska Blast 'Solved' (BBC News - October 30, 2001)
Asteroid Discoveries May Outpace Ability to Assess Threat to Earth (space.com - October 19, 2001)
Observations Reveal Curiosities On The Surface Of Asteroid Ceres (Southwest Research Institute - October 19, 2001)
Meteor Lights Up Night Sky In Australia (The West Australian - October 17, 2001)
Fireball Seen In Canadian Sky (Calgary Sun - October 15, 2001)
The Fuzzy Face Of Ceres (Sky & Telescope - October 12, 2001)
Center Seeks Information On Potential Asteroids For Mission (University Of Arkansas - October 8, 2001)
Tagish Lake Meteorite May Hold Clues To Life (Democrat and Chronicle - October 7, 2001)
Canada Region Treated To Rare Sky Show (London Free Press - October 4, 2001)
A Collision Worth a Thousand Boulders (NEAR Project - September 26, 2001)
Deep Space 1 Captures Best-Ever View Of Comet's Core (Jet Propulsion Laboratory - September 25, 2001)
Comet Results Briefing Set For September 25 (NASA - September 24, 2001)
Leonids May Short Satellites (Nature Science Update - September 24, 2001)
Deep Space 1 Successfully Flies By Comet Borrelly (Jet Propulsion Laboratory - September 22, 2001)
Deep Space 1 Attempts To Earn Extra Credit At Comet (Jet Propulsion Laboratory - September 18, 2001)
The Continuing Adventures of Deep Space 1 (NASA Science News - September 18, 2001)
Deep Space 1 Probe Plans Daring Comet Flyby (space.com - September 16, 2001)
Meteor Over East Coast Identified As Russian Space Junk (Associated Press - September 6, 2001)
Many Questions Remain On Chesapeake Crater (The Charlotte Observer - September 5, 2001)
A Poetic Asteroid Moon (astronomy.com - September 4, 2001)
Falling Meteorite Tracked To La Garita Mountains In Colorado (The Denver Channel - August 29, 2001)
Experts Get Lots Of Aid In Colorado Meteorite Hunt (Denver Post - August 29, 2001)
Meteorite Hunt Is On In Colorado (Denver Post - August 28, 2001)
Researchers Test Asteroid Collector In Zero Gravity Conditions (University Of Arkansas - August 27, 2001)
Permian Extraterrestrial Impact Caused Largest Mass Extinction on Earth (The Geological Society Of America - August 24, 2001)
Meteor Excites Night Skies Over Colorado (Valley Courier - August 24, 2001)
Tagish Lake Meteorite Yields Clues To Carbon Evolution In Space (Arizona State University - August 23, 2001)
Virtual Telescope Observes Record-Breaking Asteroid (European Southern Observatory - August 23, 2001)
Asteroid No Threat, Despite Rumors of Earth Impact (space.com - August 23, 2001)
New Scripps Monitoring Device Can Detect Meteor Explosions (SCRIPS Institution of Oceanography - August 22, 2001)
Britain's Asteroid Defense Station Goes Ahead (The Sunday Times - August 19, 2001)
Meteoroid Rips Through Colorado Night Sky (The Denver Channel - August 18, 2001)
FUSE Sees Solar System Under Construction (Goddard Space Flight Center - August 15, 2001)
Signs of Comets Spotted Around Another Star (space.com - August 15, 2001)
Surprise Fireball Wows Meteor Shower Viewers In Maine (Bangor Daily News - August 13, 2001)
Did Asteroid Help Dinosaurs Rule Earth? (Reuters - August 13, 2001)
Northeast Fireball Pinpointed (Sky & Telescope - August 3, 2001)
Fireball Lights The Night Over Canada (The Star - August 2, 2001)
Summer Meteor Spotlights Hunt for Killer Asteroids (Reuters - August 2, 2001)
Asteroid May Have Created Hawaii (space.com - August 1, 2001)
World Cooperation Urged to Tackle 21st Century Space Issues (space.com - July 31, 2001)
Anticipating the Perseids (NASA Science News - July 31, 2001)
Approach to an Asteroid: Latest Movie Features Final Footage from NEAR Shoemaker (NEAR Project - July 31, 2001)
NASA Scientists Check For Fireball (Associated Press - July 30, 2001)
DOD Satellites Detects Fireball Over Eastern United States (United States Air Force - July 27, 2001)
New York Man Photographed Monday's Meteor (NewsSource 13 - July 26, 2001)
Meteorites Don't Pop Corn (NASA Science News - July 27, 2001)
Meteor Dazzles The Northeast (Reuters - July 25, 2001)
Experts: Fireball Leaves Burn Rock (Associated Press - July 24, 2001)
Meteorite Leaves Trail Of Fire, Confusion (CNN - July 24, 2001)
Search On For Streaking Object (Of The Morning Call - July 24, 2001)
Falling Object Lights Up Sky In Eastern United States (CNN - July 24, 2001)
Fireballs Sighted Over New Jersey? (The Trentonian - July 18, 2001)
Another Scientific Expedition Off To Tunguska Site (pravda.ru - July 15, 2001)
Canon City Meteorite Goes On Display In Colorado (Rocky Mountain News - July 14, 2001)
A Piece Of The Heavens (The Hamilton Spectator - July 5, 2001)
Rosetta's CONSERT Heads For A Real Cool Venue (ESA - July 5, 2001)
Fireball Flashes Over Australia (Australian Broadcasting Corporation - July 3, 2001)
Kuiper Belt Object Found Possibly As Large As Pluto's Moon (National Optical Astronomy Observatory - July 2, 2001)

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