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Asteroid QE2 Fly-By Captured In NASA Movie
2013-06-10 10:34:04

Near-Earth asteroid QE2 and its moon, which safely completed a fly-by of our planet on May 31, is featured in a new video footage released by NASA scientists over the weekend.

Asteroid Needs A Name!
2012-09-04 13:39:18

NASA is opening up an opportunity for students to help name an asteroid the space agency will be gathering samples from and returning back to Earth.

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2010-03-26 06:30:00

NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) was built to search for "dark" objects in space like brown dwarf stars, vast dust clouds, and asteroids.


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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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