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Ion-powered Dawn begins study of asteroid Vesta

Four years after launch from Cape Canaveral, NASA's Dawn spacecraft is finally in orbit around Vesta, beaming back spectacular images of a tortured surface dating back to the formation of the solar system.

By Aug. 1, 2011

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Up close with one of the solar system's biggest asteroids

NASA debuts stunning high-resolution pictures of the gargantuan 330-mile-diameter Vesta asteroid.

By Sep. 13, 2013

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NASA issues asteroid 'Grand Challenge' to all

NASA calls on industry, academia, government agencies, and citizens alike to find ways to identify and ward off asteroid threats.

By Jun. 18, 2013

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This dwarf planet may contain more freshwater than Earth

Using the Herschel Telescope, the European Space Agency has detected water vapor on Ceres, the largest and roundest object in the asteroid belt. And it just may have a whole lot of it.

By Jan. 22, 2014

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A cook top that lets you keep your counterspace

Newly designed smart cook top can be stored against the wall when it's not in use

By Sep. 29, 2008

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Space inspires sci-fi. NASA uses sci-fi to inspire

The space agency is betting that spinning a few threads of yarn is a good way to get people psyched about science and technology.

By Aug. 23, 2011

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OS X Odds & Ends: File extensions; Console log file; HP PSC 950; 10.1 documentation updated; more

OS X Odds & Ends: File extensions; Console log file; HP PSC 950; 10.1 documentation updated; more

By Nov. 7, 2001