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Oct 01, 2015
Up next for Nasa, missions to Venus and near-earth objects by 2020In its quest to explore Venus, near-earth objects and bizarre metal asteroids, Nasa has zeroed on five key science investigations among 27 proposals through its ambitious Discovery programme.
Oct 19, 2013
Newly discovered asteroid misses Earth, will return in 2032A newly discovered asteroid made a "close" approach to Earth this week - at least in astronomical terms - and it is likely to come back around in 2032, but there is only a miniscule risk of it smashing into the planet, NASA said on Friday.
Apr 26, 2012
Space-faring robots will mine asteroids for metalsUsing space-faring robots to mine precious metals from asteroids almost sounds easy when former astronaut Tom Jones describes it — practically like clearing a snow-covered driveway.