NASA’s NEOWISE Completes Scan For Asteroids And Comets

Pasadena CA (JPL) Feb 03, 2011 NASA’s NEOWISE mission has completed its survey of small bodies, asteroids and comets, in our solar system. The mission’s discoveries of previously unknown objects include 20 comets, more than 33,000 asteroids in the main belt between Mars and Jupiter, and 134 near-Earth objects (NEOs). The NEOs are asteroids and comets with orbits that come within 45 million kilometers (28 million miles) of Ear

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