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An asteroid passed the Earth closer than the orbit of the Moon
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An asteroid passed the Earth closer than the orbit of the Moon

A bus-sized asteroid made a harmless pass near our planet on Sunday (October 17). Asteroid 2021 TG14 passed Earth at…
NASA Observes Solar Array Failure in New Lucy Asteroid Spacecraft
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NASA Observes Solar Array Failure in New Lucy Asteroid Spacecraft

A new NASA spacecraft targeting Trojan asteroids near Jupiter has a little problem with its solar panels, but the probe…
Discoverer of the eponymous fossil from the Lucy asteroid mission excited to see Saturday’s launch
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Discoverer of the eponymous fossil from the Lucy asteroid mission excited to see Saturday’s launch

Decades ago, Donald Johanson found fossils of an early hominid that would rewrite scientists’ understanding of our species. This weekend,…
Spaceship Ideas Inspired by NASA’s Asteroid Lucy Mission to Try at Home
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Spaceship Ideas Inspired by NASA’s Asteroid Lucy Mission to Try at Home

NASA’s Lucy mission to the Trojan asteroids is scheduled to launch soon, with the agency pointing to a window that…
NASA’s Lucy asteroid mission is in good time for Saturday’s launch. Here’s how to watch live.
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NASA’s Lucy asteroid mission is in good time for Saturday’s launch. Here’s how to watch live.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – NASA’s latest planetary science mission, an asteroid-observing probe called Lucy that will fly through a record…
How to watch NASA’s Lucy asteroid mission launch this week online
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How to watch NASA’s Lucy asteroid mission launch this week online

NASA is preparing to launch a new science spacecraft on Saturday (October 16) to study asteroids near Jupiter, and you…
Rocket Ride for NASA’s Ambitious Asteroid Lucy Mission Launches to Launch Pad
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Rocket Ride for NASA’s Ambitious Asteroid Lucy Mission Launches to Launch Pad

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida – NASA’s newest asteroid probe, named Lucy, left the launch pad today (Oct. 14) ahead of its…
NASA’s daring asteroid Lucy mission is ready for launch
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NASA’s daring asteroid Lucy mission is ready for launch

NASA’s latest asteroid mission, a spacecraft targeting space rocks orbiting in front of and behind Jupiter, is ready to begin…
NASA’s Lucy asteroid spacecraft launches this week on an ambitious 12-year mission
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NASA’s Lucy asteroid spacecraft launches this week on an ambitious 12-year mission

NASA’s next asteroid-bound mission to explore the early days of our solar system is almost ready for launch. The Lucy…
UAE to launch daring asteroid mission in 2028
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UAE to launch daring asteroid mission in 2028

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) have set their sights beyond Mars. The nation announced today (October 5) plans to launch…
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