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Dec 26, 2018
NASA's Lucy mission involves some wicked zig-zagging to Jupiter's asteroid fieldsLucy will be the first spacecraft to bag as many as 6 flybys & 4 gravity assists in a single mission.
Nov 02, 2018
NASA's pioneering Dawn mission to the asteroid belt is at its end as fuel runs outDawn's mission team is sure it won't spiral down towards Ceres's icy depths for at least 50 years.
Sep 26, 2018
Some of our system's youngest orbiting asteroids discovered in the asteroid beltThe asteroids all under 7 million years old, orbit in the Main Asteroid Belt between Mars & Jupiter.
Sep 08, 2018
NASA's Dawn spacecraft to run out of fuel, remain in dwarf planet Ceres's orbitDawn will lose its ability to communicate with Earth, but will remain in a silent orbit around Ceres.
Aug 04, 2017
Astronomers identify the four billion year old asteroid family in solar system; likely to be the oldestThe team also discovered a relatively sparse region of the main asteroid belt, where the few asteroids present are likely pristine relics.