Tag Archives: Asteroid

23Aug/16
NASA's OSIRIS REx

What are the origins of life? There’s a rocket for that

NASA scientists are putting the finishing touches on a spacecraft designed to rendezvous with Asteroid Bennu in 2018 to find clues about the origins of life.
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30Oct/15

Large asteroid set to shoot by Earth on Halloween

Despite spooky nickname, asteroid is “not going to pose any hazard to the Earth” during flyby.

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03Mar/15

NASA spacecraft to enter Ceres’ orbit later this week

(Next Media) – NASA’s Dawn spacecraft will reach dwarf planet Ceres on Friday, marking the end of its eight-year journey. The spacecraft’s mission is to study both Vesta, one of the largest asteroid in our solar system, and Ceres, an icy dwarf planet.
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