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Nasa's Asteroid-Hunting Spacecraft a Discovery Machine

By Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA

June 6, 2017

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NASA's Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) mission has released its third year of survey data, with the spacecraft discovering 97 previously unknown celestial objects in the last year. Of those, 28 were near-Earth objects, 64 were main belt asteroids and five were comets.

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