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NASA Announces Latest Progress, Upcoming Milestones in Hunt for Asteroids

June 19, 2014 RELEASE 14-176 NASA Announces Latest Progress, Upcoming Milestones in Hunt for Asteroids   This image of asteroid 2011 MD was taken by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope in Feb. 2014, over a period of 20 hours. The long observation, taken in infrared light, was needed to pick up the faint signature of the small asteroid (center of frame). Image Credit: NASA Full image and caption   NASA Read more [...]