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Rare blue asteroid comet revealed during flyby

Blue asteroids are rare, and blue comets are almost unknown. An international team led by Teddy Kareta, a graduate student at the University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, (3200) studied Phaethon, a bizarre asteroid that sometimes behaves like a comet and finds it even more enigmatic than previously thought. The research team's findings will be presented at a press …

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New Horizons prepares for the New Year's Flyby by Ultima Thule

Links a composite optical navigation image, which resulted from the combination of 20 images of the Long Horizons Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) on 24th September. Photo is a composite optical navigation image of Ultima Thule after subtracting the background star field; Star field subtraction is an important part of optical navigation image processing because it isolates Ultima from nearby …

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New Horizons prepares for final Stellar occultation in front of the distant Kuiper Belt object Flyby

As NASA's New Horizons spacecraft approaches its next destination, the mission team is preparing for final star coverage. With the help of starry covers, the spacecraft will observe the fleeting shadow of a small Kuiper Belt object (KBO) 2014 MU69 from billions of miles away and collect new data on the distant object as the spacecraft passes by on January …

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Visual Artist creates video simulating a flyby on Mars using Real Data

A visual artist named Sean Doran creates a video of what a flyby would look like across the surface of Mars. Doran used data captured by the HiRISE camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter to generate the flyby. The data recorded by the HiRISE camera was not video. Doran's animation of the surface of Mars shows the Gorgonum chaos. Images …

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Amazing video simulates Flyby of Mars with footage from MRO HiRISE camera

Animator creates virtual tour of the Gorgonum chaos on Mars. Undoubtedly, the Red Planet exerts a deep fascination and, with humanity still on its way to our first voyage to Mars, the wealth of observational data and images back through NASA's Rover and Orbiter, as well as other missions from countries on Earth The whole world has allowed us to …

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New Horizons exits hibernation to prepare for KBO flyby

Laurel Kornfeld June 9th, 2018 Graves Keleher and Anisha Hosadurga, of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland, monitor New Horizons [19459010NASAspacecrafthadexitedhibernationonJune52018PhotoCredit:NASA/ Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory / Southwest Research Institute / Mike Buckley NASA's New Horizons sample has been received from nearly six months in the hibernation to enable the mission to start preparations for …

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