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Asteroid - Wikipedia
The first asteroid to be discovered, Ceres, was originally considered to be a new planet. This was followed by the discovery of other similar bodies, which, with the ...

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Asteroid to shoot past Earth: When will Asteroid 2017 DR109 pass Earth? Is it dangerous?
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The dead chunk of rock, named Asteroid 2017 DR109, will skim past Earth on February 24. Asteroid 2017 DR109 will zoom past the planet at around 5am IST (11.30pm GMT) tonight. Asteroid GETTY STOCK. ASTEROID 2017 DR109: An asteroid will skim past Earth ...


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Astronomers tracking close-passing asteroid 2017 VR12
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And it's in contrast to an estimated 150 feet (46 meters) for the space rock that caused a .75-mile-wide (1.2-km-wide) crater near Flagstaff, Arizona some 50,000 years ago. Asteroid 2017 VR12 offers no risk to Earth this time, however. It'll be 3.76 ...


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Asteroid exploded over Russia February 15, 2013 - EarthSky
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On February 15, 2013, a small incoming asteroid created a meteor - brighter than the sun - over Russia. It exploded in the air over the city of Chelyabinsk.
Image: Vapour trail of the 2013 Chelyabinsk asteroid - Phys.orgPhys.Org

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Planetary Resources asteroid venture misses fundraising target, forcing cutbacks
GeekWire
Arkyd-6 is designed to provide midwave infrared imagery of Earth, as a technological tryout for future asteroid-observing probes. A spokeswoman for Planetary Resources, Stacey Tearne, told GeekWire that financial challenges have forced the company to ...


The Guardian

Asteroid Skimming Past Earth May Loom Larger Than Exploding Russian Meteor
Space.com
A newly discovered asteroid that will fly safely past Earth today (Feb. 9) may be larger than a celestial object that exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia, five years ago. The newly found interloper, called 2018 CB, is estimated to be from 50 to 130 feet ...
Asteroid passing close to Earth today – no need to worryThe Guardian
Why the Asteroid Approaching Earth Was Only Spotted 5 Days AgoLive Science
A house-size asteroid just made a rare close pass by EarthCNET
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ASU team works with NASA to explore the asteroid Psyche in 2022
The State Press
ASU led-team Psyche, a first-of-its-kind mission to collect data from a fully metal asteroid, has finished the design of the spacecraft that is scheduled to launch in 2022. The group was selected by NASA in January 2017 and is currently in the second ...


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Asteroid 2017 DR109 to skim past Earth this weekend | Science ...
Express.co.uk
A SPEEDING asteroid, designation 2017 DR109, is barrelling towards Earth from the depths of space. But when are astronomers expecting the space rock to skim past the planet?
How NASA Is Preparing for the Next Killer Asteroid 5 Years After ...Outer Places

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Asteroid 'time capsules' may help explain how life started on Earth ...
Science Daily
In popular culture, asteroids play the role of apocalyptic threat, get blamed for wiping out the dinosaurs -- and offer an extraterrestrial source for mineral mining. But for one researcher, asteroids play an entirely different role: that of time ...
Asteroids Could Be 'Time Capsules' Showing How Life Began on EarthOuter Places
Space time capsules: Asteroids may hold secret to life on Earth ...RT
Asteroids May Show How Life On Earth Began With 'Time Capsule ...Newsweek

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