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NEAR EARTH OBJECT NEWS ARCHIVES
April 1999 - August 1999
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American Foundation Finances Global Asteroid Search (Space Frontier Foundation - August 31, 1999)
Fine Leonid Meteor Displays Predicted Through To 2002 (Royal Astronomical Society - August 30, 1999)
A Meteoric Discovery: Extraterrestrial Water (Washington Post - August 27, 1999)
Probable Meteor Flashes Over San Francisco Bay Area (San Jose Mercury News - August 26, 1999)
Radar Images Capture Big, Slowly Tumbling Asteroid (JPL - August 26, 1999)
Most-Detailed Images Yet Of An Earth-Crossing Asteroid Are Obtained By Arecibo And Goldstone Observatories (Cornell University - August 26, 1999)
Monahans Meteorite Provides Clues To Early Solar System Chemistry (space.com - August 26, 1999)
Meteorite Study Points to Complex History (space.com - August 26, 1999)
Honeycombed Asteroids (PSR Discoveries - August 24, 1999)
Meteor Over Georgia/Alabama? (Atlanta Journal-Constitution - August 24, 1999)
Camera Captures Meteor's Passage (Albuquerque Journal - August 17, 1999)
The Antarctive Funding Initiative (British Antarctic Survey)
Earth Battered Through History By Comets (San Jose Mercury News - August 17, 1999)
Sloan Digital Sky Survey Discovers its First Comet (Sloan Digital Sky Survey - August 13, 1999)
NEAR Engine Burn Puts Spacecraft On Target For Eros (Applied Physics Laboratory - August 12, 1999)
Here Come The Perseids! (Marshall Space Flight Center - August 9, 1999)
Maybe A Meteor, Maybe Not ((The Press Of Atlantic City - August 7, 1999)
Successful DS1 Flyby Sheds Light On Asteroid Mystery (JPL - August 6, 1999)
Meteorite Fall In New Jersey? (The Press Of Atlantic City - August 6, 1999)
Perseids Live! Balloon Flight Planned (Marshall Space Flight Center - August 6, 1999)
Asteroid Mystery In Deep Space: Siblings, Or Parent And Child? (NASA - August 5, 1999)
Diamonds Made of 'Stardust,' UMass Geoscientist Suggests (University Of Massachusetts Amherst (August 5, 1999)
DS1 Links Wayfaring Asteroid to Distant Parent Body (space.com - August 3, 1999)
Asteroid Eludes Camera But Yields Secrets (CNN - August 3, 1999)
Deep Space 1 Mission Log (JPL - August 1, 1999)
Deep Space 1 Mission Status (JPL - July 30, 1999)
Deep Space 1 Mission Status (JPL - July 29, 1999)
DS1's Camera Misses Closeup Shot Of Asteroid (Associate Press - July 29, 1999)
NASA's Deep Space 1 Succeeds In Close Asteroid Flyby (JPL - July 29, 1999)
Deep Space 1 Mission Log - July 29, 1999 (JPL - July 29, 1999)
New CDROMs With Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 Data Available (Goddard Space Flight Center - July 29, 1999)
Moon Burial For Eugene Shoemaker (BBC News - July 28, 1999)
The Odds of Getting Hit by an Asteroid (Los Angeles Times - July 28, 1999)
Closest-Ever Asteroid Flyby Set For July 29 (NASA - July 28, 1999)
Tungunka99 Update (Tunguska99 Press Office - July 28, 1999)
Asteroid Named After Cornell University (Cornell University - July 28, 1999)
Deep Space 1 Asteroid Flyby Press Kit (JPL - July 27, 1999)
Scientists Warn Of Risk From 'Doomsday' Asteroids (Yahoo/Reuters - July 27, 1999)
MIT Researcher Finds That Asteroids Orbiting Together Are Members Of A "Family" (MIT - July 27, 1999)
Human Trip To Water-Rich Asteroid Possible By 2015 (Yahoo/Reuters - July 26, 1999)
At Age 92, Astronomer Fred Whipple Is Joining CONTOUR To Explore Three Comets In 2002 (Cornell University - July 26, 1999)
Expedition Surveys Tunguska Site (BBC News - July 26, 1999)
Spacecraft Target Asteroid Named in Planetary Society Contest (The Planetary Society - July 26, 1999)
Scientists Measure Mass, Density of Eros (SpaceViews - July 25, 1999)
Tunguska99 Update (Tunguksa99 Press Office - July 24, 1999)
Deep Space 1 Set To Make Close Asteroid Flyby (JPL - July 23, 1999)
Sun Never Sets, For Long, On Fast-Spinning, Water-Rich Asteroid (JPL - July 22, 1999)
Dealing With the Impact Hazard: An International Project (IAU - July 22, 1999)
Gold Rush In Space? (BBC News - July 22, 1999)
Near Earth Objects Scale Helps Risk Communication (NASA - July 22, 1999)
Torino Impact Scale Created To Assess Earth-Asteroid Close Approaches (MIT - July 22, 1999)
The Torino Scale (Ames Research Center - July 22, 1999)
New Torino Scale Measures Asteroid Threat (explorezone.com - July 22, 1999)
Asteroid Found By Spacewatch Is Fastest Spinning Solar System Object (University Of Arizona - July 22, 1999)
Dramatic, Close-Up Radar Images Of Asteroids To Be Shown At Cornell (Cornell University - July 20, 1999)
SpaceDev Sells Ride to Asteroid (SpaceDev - July 20, 1999)
Bright Meteor Observed Over Italy (Reuters - July 19, 1999)
Deep Space 1 Mission Log (JPL - July 18, 1999)
Tunguska 99 Update (Tunguska99 Press Office - July 18, 1999)
Finding 1999 AN10 Pre-discovery Observations with SkyMorph (JPL - July 16, 1999)
Tunguska 99 Update (Tunguska99 Press Office - July 16, 1999)
The Leonid Meteor Outburst of 1997 (Marshall Space Flight Center - July 16, 1999)
Potential Hazard Of Earth-Asteroid Collisions To Be Discussed At Cornell Space Conference (Cornell University - July 14, 1999)
Amateurs Prove Doomsday Asteroid Is Harmless (ScienceNow - July 14, 1999)
Update On Asteroid 1999 AN10 (JPL - July 13, 1999)
Another Asteroid Threat Defused (MSNBC - July 13, 1999)
Near-Earth Asteroid No Longer A Collision Threat (SpaceViews - July 13, 1999)
Scientists Pinpoint Meteor Explosion Over New Zealand (Institute Of Geological & Nuclear Sciences - July 13, 1999)
Non-Earth Based Solar System Ephemerides Available (JPL - July 12, 1999)
Observatory On Trail Of Fiery Space Rock (The New Zealand Herald - July 9, 1999)
JPL's New Deep Impact Comet Mission OK'd By NASA (JPL - July 7, 1999)
'Deep Impact' In Chesapeake Bay (USGS - July 7, 1999)
Space Collision Helped Create Chesapeake Bay (explorezone - July 7, 1999)
NASA Selects Missions To Mercury And A Comet's Interior As Next Discovery Flights (NASA - July 7, 1999)
Meteor Explodes In Sky Above New Zealand (CNN - July 7, 1999)
NASA Taps UH Astronomer David Tholen For Asteroid Mission (University Of Hawaii - July 1, 1999)
Did Asteroids and Comets Turn the Tides of Civilization? (Discovering Archaeology - July/August 1999)
An Impact, Plus a Volcano, May Have Battered Biblical Egypt (Discovering Archaeology - July/August 1999)
Too Many Comets (Discovering Archaeology - July/August 1999)
ESA's Rosetta Comet Chaser Unveiled In London (European Space Agency - July 1, 1999)
Scientists Discover That Most Of The Asteroid That Formed Meteor Crater Was Shock Melted (University Of Arizona - July 1, 1999)
Rutgers Researchers To Investigate Canyon Diablo Meteorite (Rutgers - July 1, 1999)
Beth Clark Named To Head Research Team For 2002 Asteroid Sample Return (Cornell University - June 30, 1999)
Asteroid 1998 OX4 Virtual Impactors (NEODys - June 29, 1999)
Champollion Mission To Be Canceled (SpaceViews - June 29, 1999)
Return To Tunguska (BBC News - June 28, 1999)
Nanorover Bound For Asteroid (CNN - June 28, 1999)
Leonids On The Horizon (Marshall Space Flight Center - June 22, 1999)
Asteroid Hunters Bring Oschin Telescope Into New Age (JPL - June 21, 1999)
Britian Seeks International Cooperation In Asteroid Search (SpaceViews - June 18, 1999)
No UK Plans To Combat Asteroid Threat (BBC News - June 15, 1999)
Asteroid Heading For Earth Goes Missing (London Times - June 14, 1999)
Highlights From The Torino IMPACT Workshop (David Morrison - June 11, 1999)
NEO Grant Recipient Put New CCD Camera To Good Use (Planetary Society - June 10, 1999)
Astronomers Search For 2020 Vision (The Guadrian - June 10, 1999)
Another Asteroid with Earth Impact Probability Discovered (SpaceViews - June 9, 1999)
Asteroid, Comet And Meteor Conference Set For July (UniSci - June 8, 1999)
Jupiter's Moon Ganymede Surrounded By An Impact-Generated Dust Cloud (Max Planck Institute Of Nuclear Physics - June 2, 1999)
A 'Hot Debrief' Of The IMPACT Workshop (Jonathan Tate - June 7, 1999)
Lunar Sodium Tail Discovered (Boston University - June 2, 1999)
Astronomers Report Observational Evidence That Terrestrial Planets Form Around Nearby Stars (University Of Arizona - June 2, 1999)
Elongated Asteroids Believed To Be Weaker (Lawrence Livermore - June 1, 1999)
Close-Call Asteroid Coming (Sky & Telescope - May 28, 1999)
New Analyses Identify a Small Possibility that Asteroid 1999 AN10 Could Collide with Earth in 2044 or 2046 (JPL - May 26, 1999)
The NASA/USAF NEO Search Program (Ames Research Center - May 25, 1999)
Novel Natural, Very Dense Polymorph Of Silica Discovered In Martian Meteorite Shergotty (Max Planck Institute for Chemistry - May 25, 1999)
Earth's Close Shave With An Asteroid (MSNBC - May 24, 1999)
Rambling Asteroid To Pass Close In '27 (San Jose Mercury News - May 21, 1999)
Space Rock Hints At Early Asteroid Furnace (Daily inScight - May 20, 1999)
The Continuing Story Of Asteroid 1999 AN10 (JPL - May 18, 1999)
Leonid Conference Participants Ask: "Were We Lucky Last Year?" (Aerospace Corporation - May 16, 1999)
Name The Asteroid Contest (The Planetary Society - May 1999)
The Sky Is Falling (Exploratorium Magazine, Spring 1999)
From Near-Earth Asteroids To Water On Mars - Astronomers Review Latest ISO Results (European Space Agency - May 11, 1999)
Hunting For Halley's Comet (Marshall Space Flight Center - May 7, 1999)
Asteroids Close To The Earth? (Nature News Service - May 6, 1999)
Do Unseen Asteroid Belts Still Lurk? (MSNBC - May 5, 1999)
J. John Sepkoski Jr., 1948-1999 (University Of Chicago - May 4, 1999)
Fast Response Keeps Champollion On Track (JPL - April 30, 1999)
May 17 Lecture On The Impact Of Comets And Asteroids Upon The Earth (Griffith Observatory)
Comments on Potentially Hazardous Asteroid 1999 AN10 (JPL - April 21, 1999)
The Case Of 1999 AN10 (Ames Research Center - April 21, 1999)
Super Sound Of Shooting Stars (BBC News - April 16, 1999)
Surprise 1998 Leonid Display Was A Large Blast From The Past (Royal Astronomical Society - April 15, 1999)
Asteroid Poses Little Danger To Earth In Near Future (SpaceViews - April 15, 1999)
40-Year Asteroid Warning: Scientists Say Rock Could Pass Near Earth (Associated Press - April 14, 1999)
Asteroid's Path May Be Distastrous (Albuquerque Journal - April 14, 1999)
Scientists Say Asteroid May Tango With Earth (Boston Globe - April 14, 1999)
Caught A Falling Star (BBC News - April 14, 1999)
Weather Balloon Searches For Meteors (Marshall Space Flight Center - April 14, 1999)
Published Threat Of Possible Asteroid Impact Stirs Controversy (Explorezone.com - April 13, 1999)
Announcing Asteroid 9250 Chamberlin (JPL - April 12, 1999)
Survey Finds Nearly 800 Debris Impacts On Hubble (Astronomy Now - April 12, 1999)
Asteroid Named For STARDUST Comet Mission Designer (JPL - April 6, 1999)
Meteor Balloon Set For Launch (Marshall Space Flight Center - April 9, 1999)
NASA Budget Squeeze Threatens Comet Mission (SpaceViews - April 7, 1999)
Exotic Technologies Finish Road Test On Cosmic Highway (JPL - April 6, 1999)
King Tut Scarab Identified As A Tektite (Discovery Online - April 4, 1999)
The Measure Of Eros (Sky & Telescope - April 2, 1999)
New Satellite Moon Discovered (BBC News - April 1, 1999)
Leonids Sample Return Mission Update (Marshall Space Flight Center - April 1, 1999)

Near Earth Objects News Archives - November 1998 - March 1999

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