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20 June 2014

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 20JUN2014

Rosetta's comet: expect the unexpected
European Space Agency -19 June 2014
An image snapped earlier this month by ESA's Rosetta spacecraft shows
its target comet has quietened, demonstrating the unpredictable nature
of these enigmatic objects. ...

NASA Announces Latest Progress, Upcoming Milestones in Hunt for Asteroids
NASA- June 19, 2014
NASA is on the hunt for an asteroid to capture with a robotic spacecraft,
redirect to a stable orbit around the moon, and send astronauts to study in
the 2020s -- all on the agency's human Path to Mars. Agency officials
announced on Thursday recent progress to identify candidate asteroids for its
Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM), increase public participation in the search
for asteroids, and advance the mission's design. ...

Rock that whizzed by Earth may be grabbed by NASA
Chron.com
This undated handout two-picture combo of artist conceptions provided by NASA/JPL Caltech shows what NASA says are good candidates for a ...

Spitzer Spies an Odd, Tiny Asteroid
Astronomers using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have measured the size of an asteroid candidate for NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM), a proposed spacecraft concept to capture either a small asteroid, or a boulder from an asteroid. ...

Space farming to help humans colonise other planets?
New Kerala - 17 hours
London, June 19 : Even if humans settle down in other planets in future, will they have a sustained food supply, considering the huge cost of ...

Exclusive: Bridgmanite, Earth's most most abundant mineral, finally has a name
Science Recorder
Ma, along with his colleagues, discovered naturally occurring silicate perovskite in a meteorite, making it eligible for a formal mineral name. You can ...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 19JUN2014
Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News - Blogger
A meteor strike was also discounted as the source of the bangs. Jolly said they had calls from civil defence as well as dozens of Facebook posts from .

7 reports
American Meteor Society
AMS received 7 reports about a fireball seen over CA on June 18th 2014 around 04:19 (UTC)

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