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MDA subsidiary to study asteroids for NASA, with goal of sending humans to Mars
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MDA Initiates Flight Phase of Asteroid Mission

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates reported that it has received a follow-on contract for CA$6.6 million from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) for NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission. According to a company release, the total contract value to-date is $25 ..., 7 hours ago
SSL selected to study asteroid retrieval for NASA Sensors WorldLink, 19 hours ago

2,590 images for Asteroid

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Space Daily

Space Systems/Loral conducting technology studies for NASA

Space Systems/Loral reports it has been chosen by NASA to study system concepts and technologies for the NASA Asteroid Redirect Mission. The value of the contract, of which SSL is one of a number of companies receiving it, was not disclosed. The ...
 Space Daily1 day ago NASA taps Space Systems/Loral for asteriod mission redirect program study  UPI3 days ago Four JPL Suborbital Technology Payloads Chosen for Space Mis ...  Electronic Products5 days ago Forensics uncover planetary disks in NASA archive  Sify1 month ago
French Tribune

Canadian Space Agency to Help NASA Retrieve Part of an Asteroid

Canadian Space Agency will take part in a mission to retrieve part of an asteroid. The announcement for the same was made at the Royal Ontario Museum by Treasury Board President Tony Clement on Thursday. The robotic mission has been dubbed as ...
 French Tribune3 days ago Ottawa to Help Fund $8.84M Towards NASA Asteroid Mission  ECanadaNow3 days ago Canadian Space Agency takes part in asteroid retrieval mission  Sun News4 days ago
National Geographic

Vesta's Violent History

Enormous asteroid Vesta is the second-largest body in the asteroid belt. It's so big, in fact, that many consider it to be more of a planet than just another rocky lump. There are good reasons to consider it planet-like: But for two massive impacts ...
 National Geographic4 days ago Asteroid Vesta to reshape theories of planet formation  PhysOrg.com5 days ago
Miami Herald

Florida: Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex opens Great Balls of Fire asteroid exhibit

The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex has added an exhibit spotlighting asteroids, comets and meteorites. Called Great Balls of Fire, the exhibit includes an Asteroid Encounter, in which guests climb aboard a spaceship and blast off to the ...
 Miami Herald4 days ago Florida Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex opens Great Balls of Fire asteroid exhibit  Big News Network3 days ago
CTV News

Ottawa pledges $8.84M for asteroid-bound mission

TORONTO - The federal government has announced $8.84 million in funding to build a laser scanning system that will be sent to map a distant asteroid. Treasury Board President Tony Clement detailed the funding at an event in Toronto, saying the ...
 CTV News4 days ago Canada to play key role in asteroid mission  MSN Canada4 days ago Ottawa pledges funding for key Canadian component in asteroid-bound mission  610 CKTB4 days ago Ottawa pledges $8.84 million in funding for asteroid-bound mission  Sundre Round Up4 days ago
International Business Times UK

Asteroid Vesta may question contemporary models of rocky planet formation

scientists have revealed that Nasa's mission to the asteroid Vesta has raised fundamental questions about planet formation, including our planet Earth.EPFL researchers have concluded from the data that the asteroid's crust is almost three times ...
 Business Standard5 days ago Nasa's Dawn Mission to Asteroid Vesta Raises Questions About How Earth Formed  International Business Times UK5 days ago

OSIRIS-REx asteroid mission will use Canadian 3D technology

OSIRIS-REx is scheduled to leave Earth in 2016, arrive at Bennu in 2018, collect a sample from the asteroid, and arrive back on Earth in 2023. (NASA) Canada is about to build technology that will be used to map an asteroid in 3D on an upcoming ...
 CBC4 days ago Canada's Contribution to the OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission  Noodls4 days ago

NASA Identifies Candidate for Asteroid Capture

NASA has identified an odd, tiny near-Earth asteroid as a valid candidate for its ambitious first-ever asteroid-capture mission scheduled for the 2020s.
 Outlook1 month ago Rock That Whizzed by Earth May be Grabbed by NASA  NDTV1 month ago

Why are there no craters on Earth

During the past 3.5 billion years, it is estimated that more than 80 bodies, larger than the dinosaur-killing asteroid that struck the Yucatan Peninsula 66 million years ago, have bombarded Earth. However, tectonic processes, weathering, and burial quickly ...
 Zee News1 month ago
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