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Dec 10, 2014 06:15 PM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
Claims that Russian scientists have discovered a huge asteroid that could threaten Earth in the near future are just not correct, according to NASA.
Dec 10, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The European mission has discovered that the water locked in Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko doesn't match the water on Earth.
Dec 3, 2014 12:30 PM ET // AFP
Japan on Wednesday successfully launched a probe destined for a distant asteroid on a six-year mission, just weeks after a European spacecraft's historic landing on a comet.
Nov 28, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Following a successful mission to return samples from an asteroid to Earth, Japan is poised to launch a follow-on expedition, with hopes of finding organics.
Nov 21, 2014 10:15 AM ET // Space.com
A United Nations team has been deliberating over the years regarding the gathering and analysis of near-Earth object (NEO) data.
Nov 19, 2014 09:56 AM ET // AFP
The Philae comet-lander has found traces of organic molecules on the surface of the comet 67P.
Nov 17, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Joe Rao, SPACE.com Skywatching Columnist
If bad weather or light pollution spoils your meteor display, you can also catch them online.
Nov 12, 2014 07:00 AM ET // AFP
If all goes well, Earth will receive a signal at about 11 a.m. EST saying Philae has landed.
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