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read the article 'Astronomers Monitor Asteroid to Pass Near Mars'
December 21, 2007
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

As expected, scientists at JPL's Near-Earth Object Office have further refined the trajectory estimate for asteroid 2007 WD5 and ruled out any possibility of a Mars impact on Jan. 30.
read the article 'Astronomers Monitor Asteroid to Pass Near Mars' Read More
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read the article 'Spectrometer on NASA Orbiter Maps Minerals at Possible Landing Sites'
October 19, 2007
Source: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab

Scientists scouting potential landing sites for NASA's next Mars rover mission are using new data from a powerful mineral-mapping camera to narrow the site selection.
read the article 'Spectrometer on NASA Orbiter Maps Minerals at Possible Landing Sites' Read More
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read the article 'NASA Orbiter Provides Color Views of Mars Landing Site Candidates'
October 10, 2007
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Less than a year since beginning the prime science phase of its mission, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has passed a mission-success milestone for the amount of data returned.
read the article 'NASA Orbiter Provides Color Views of Mars Landing Site Candidates' Read More

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