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Jan Woerner talks about the space agency of the future

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4A7BEFjqo7c Head of the European Space Agency Dr. Jan Woerner talks about the space agency of the future in this clip from Asteroid Day LIVE. This is part of a…

Asteroid 2013 TX68

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Scientists from NASA’s Center for Near-Earth Object Studies at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena CA announced in February that a thirty meter sized near-Earth asteroid, tagged 2013 TX68, would pass…

New NASA Images Shed Light on Ceres’ Bright Spots

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For months, scientists have been puzzled by mysterious bright spots dotting the surface of Ceres, a dwarf planet drifting in the asteroid belt. Now, new images snapped by NASA’s Dawn…

Inside NASA’s Planetary Defense Office

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https://soundcloud.com/scifri/inside-nasas-planetary-defense-office There are thousands of asteroids and comets that orbit the sun, traveling in the same cosmic neighborhood as the Earth. But what happens if one of these space rocks…

See NASA’s First-Ever Asteroid Sample-Collecting Spacecraft in Colorado

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NASA is inviting 25 social media users to apply for a chance to attend a one-day media event to learn about the first-ever NASA mission to travel to an asteroid, retrieve…