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Scientists find danger zone where asteroids can avoid detection by telescopes

Breadcrumb Trail Links World News Scientists found celestial objects approaching from the East in the night sky can appear stationary…

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NASA Really, Really Wants Its Spacecraft to Slam Into an Asteroid

While Dimorphos resembles many other near-Earth asteroids, the DART team chose it as a target because it’s the junior member…

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Science

NASA’s DART mission will try to deflect an asteroid by flying into it

The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission is scheduled to launch on 24 November and will smash into the asteroid…

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Science

Astronomers have found a second trojan asteroid sharing Earth’s orbit

An Earth trojan is an asteroid that shares our planet’s orbit around the sun, moving just ahead of or behind…

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Science

A fragment of our moon may be orbiting the sun with Earth

Kamo‘oalewa, an object that orbits the sun along with Earth, is unexpectedly red, leading researchers to suspect it came from…

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USA News

Fridge-sized asteroid sneaks within 2,000 miles of Earth undetected

A newly discovered asteroid roughly the size of  a refrigerator snuck past scientists’ detection this week when the space rock…

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Solar wing jammed on NASA spacecraft chasing asteroids

SwRI via AP This image provided by the Southwest Research Institute depicts the Lucy spacecraft approaching an asteroid. By Marcia Dunn,…

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Europe

NASA spacecraft takes off to visit asteroids around Jupiter

A NASA spacecraft called Lucy was launched into the sky to start a 12-year mission to explore asteroids. Lucy will…

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USA News

NASA launches Lucy probe on 12-year flight to visit eight remote asteroids

NASA’s billion-dollar Lucy probe rocketed into space with a pre-dawn launch on Saturday, kicking off a 12-year, 4-billion-mile quest to…

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Science

Lucy in the sky: Spacecraft will visit record 8 asteroids

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Attention asteroid aficionados: NASA is set to launch a series of spacecraft to visit and even…

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