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Solar System Exploration News

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NASA Mission Reveals Asteroid Has Big Surprises

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 12:33pm
A NASA spacecraft that will return a sample of a near-Earth asteroid named Bennu to Earth in 2023 made the first-ever close-up observations of particle plumes erupting from an asteroid’s surface.
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NASA to Host Media Teleconference on Asteroid Sample Return Mission

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 12:00pm
NASA is hosting a media teleconference at 1:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, March 19, to announce new science from the agency’s first mission to return to Earth an asteroid sample that may contain unaltered material from the very beginning of our solar system.
Categories: Astronomy, NASA

March 11 Events Highlight NASA’s Moon to Mars Plans at Goddard

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 12:30pm
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland invites media on Monday, March 11, to get an up-close look at Moon to Mars related work taking place at the center.
Categories: Astronomy, NASA

New ‘NASA Science Live’ Program Premieres This Week

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 11:17am
NASA invites you to take a behind-the-scenes look at how the agency explores Earth and outer space with a new monthly television series that premieres this week.
Categories: Astronomy, NASA