Asteroids

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Documents and PowerPoints

Asteroid Redirect Mission.pdf
Asteroid Threat.ppt 
Solar System Debris.ppt

Related MGGP Resources
DAWN
Stardust

WEB RESOURCES
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NASA/JPL Links
Asteroids
- JPL
Moons of Asteroids - JPL
Missions to Explore Asteroids - JPL
Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking - JPL
Near Earth Object Program - NASA

KILLER ASTEROIDS - Space Science Institute
Here you can play a physics based asteroid game, learn about how backyard astronomers are contributing to asteroid research, or hit any spot in the world with an asteroid using our Google Earth Impact simulation.

Wikipedia
Asteroids
 
Asteroid Belt 

Planetary Society
Asteroids-Search results

IAU
Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

 

NASA Solar System

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MULTIMEDIA
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IMAGES______________________

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Main asteroid belt (white) and Trojan asteroids (green)

MOVIES ___________________ 

AsteroidDA14.png Asteroid 2012-DA14
Closest flyby of Earth on February 15, 2013

Asteroid_2004_FH.gif Tracking 2004 FH
Center dot being followed by sequence; the flashing object is an artificial satellite.

INTERACTIVES______________

SS-simulator.jpgSolar System Simulator - JPL

logo-eotss-main.pngEyes on the Universe - JPL
JPL created this 3-D environment, which allows you to explore the solar system from their computers.

 

 

 

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