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Image - NASAs Search for Asteroids to Help Protect Earth

NASA's Search for Asteroids to Help Protect Earth

NASA places a high priority on finding Near- Earth Objects (NEOs) and protecting our home planet from them. In fact, the agency is working with our partners in the U.S. and around the world to detect, track and characterize NEOs, especially those that might pose a threat to human populations. NASA has been studying NEOs since the 1970s.  They are asteroids and ...
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Image - NASA Completes LADEE Mission with Planned Impact on Moons Surface

NASA Completes LADEE Mission with Planned Impact on Moon's S...

Ground controllers at NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif., have confirmed that NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft impacted the surface of the moon, as planned, between 9:30 and 10:22 p.m. PDT Thursday, April 17. LADEE lacked fuel to maintain a long-term lunar orbit or continue science operations and was ...
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