Asteroid Belt

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Name: Asteroid Belt
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Massive impacts show asteroid has deep crust

Artist's impression of the huge impact that deformed the protoplanetary asteroid Vesta, leaving the large impact basin we see today.Martin Jutzi A new study shows that the asteroid 4 Vesta may have a different internal structure than previously thought. ... [Published Ars Technica - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Moon landing was extremely touch-and-go

Space travel began a brief forty-five years ago; Buzz Aldrin, Neal Armstrong, and Jim Collins set the world on its collective ears when they visited our natural satellite. The newspapers and television were filled with the story and all of us who vicariously ... [Published Valley Morning Star - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Spectacular! Moon and Venus before dawn July 24

Get up an hour or more before sunrise Thursday (July 24, 2014) to view a beautiful morning tableau. The waning crescent moon and planet Venus – second-brightest and third-brightest heavenly bodies, respectively, after the sun – will be together in the ... [Published EarthSky - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Do you enjoy space-themed live wallpapers? Check out these two discounted Android apps

If you are one who loves space-themed live wallpapers, you will probably be interested by two recently discounted Android apps from developer Maxelus.net. One is the Galaxy Pack and the other – the Asteroids Pack. They both go for $0.99 each now, from ... [Published Phone Arena - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Celebrating First Moon Walk With More Progress

Forty-five years ago yesterday, the world watched as Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to walk on the moon, instantly becoming national heroes. This historic landing of Apollo 11 sealed America’s global reputation as “number one” ... [Published Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

Asteroids named after 2 ASU faculty members

Photo by: NASA/JPL-CaltechPHOENIX -- Two Arizona State University faculty members have received an out-of-this-world honor.Phil Christensen and Dave Williams, both faculty members in ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration, now have asteroids named ... [Published KTAR.com - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Vesta's Violent History

Enormous asteroid Vesta is the second-largest body in the asteroid belt. It’s so big, in fact, that many consider it to be more of a planet than just another rocky lump. There are good reasons to consider it planet-like: But for two massive impacts that ... [Published National Geographic - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Asteroid deflection - Offbeat ways the super rich give

An artist's rendition of an asteroid belt between the Earth and the sun. Patron: Former Facebook, Google execs Extinction by asteroid probably isn't something that keeps most of us up at night. But it does at the B612 Foundation[1], a nonprofit set up ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 2 reports

After 10 Years in Space, This Probe Is About to Catch a Comet | Magazine

Dan MatutinaAfter a 4.3 billion-mile nonstop flight, Rosetta is about to reach its destination. The European Space Agency vehicle has spent a decade circling our solar system in pursuit of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. And to prepare for the trip, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Manned mission to Mars to be held in next 20-25 years - Russian researchers

"It will take place in 20-25 years. But it will be a combination of efforts of the entire world community. No country can carry out such a mission alone. Heads of all space agencies will find a compromise, unite their Martian projects, technologies, people ... [Published Voice of Russia - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 2 reports

Scientists discover 'missing link' asteroid

World Bulletin / News DeskA never-before seen class of meteorite has been discovered by scientists in Sweden. They say that it could be the ‘missing link’ between a gigantic collision in the asteroid belt 470 million years ago.Even though it is thought ... [Published World Bulletin - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

Scientists discover fragment of 'missing link' asteroid that led to explosion of life on Earth

Scientists in Sweden have discovered a never-before seen class of meteorite that could be the ‘missing link’ between a gigantic collision in the asteroid belt 470 million years ago and the subsequent explosion of diverse life forms here on Earth. ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 03 2014]

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"I'm crazy excited," said Southwest's Joel Parker, deputy principal investigator on Alice. "It launched in 2004, so the spacecraft has been out there for 10 years, and it has taken this long for it to have flybys of Earth and Mars to get into an orbit that could reach and match the comet's orbit."
"The dynamical relationship is certainly encouraging, but the current orbits of these asteroids are not reliable enough to claim a conclusive connection" read the paper, which is available on preprint publishing site Arxiv and subsequently published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society...
"I was very surprised to receive this honor from the astronomical community. Only a select few of the Dawn at Vesta participating scientists, who did exemplary work during the mission, were so honored" Williams said in a statement
"It will take place in 20-25 years. But it will be a combination of efforts of the entire world community. No country can carry out such a mission alone. Heads of all space agencies will find a compromise, unite their Martian projects, technologies, people and means, and an expedition will be sent to the Red Planet" said Danilyuk

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Massive impacts show asteroid has deep crust [Published Ars Technica - Jul 26 2014]
Moon landing was extremely touch-and-go [Published Valley Morning Star - Jul 24 2014]
Jesus, Buddha, Gandhi and Sophocles Were All Al... [Published Vice UK - Jul 23 2014]
Spectacular! Moon and Venus before dawn July 24 [Published EarthSky - Jul 23 2014]
Do you enjoy space-themed live wallpapers? Chec... [Published Phone Arena - Jul 22 2014]
Celebrating First Moon Walk With More Progress [Published Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger - Jul 22 2014]
Boulder researchers keyed up as spacecraft chas... [Published Boulder Daily Camera - Jul 20 2014]
Moon Landing 45th Anniversary: Top Five Greates... [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 20 2014]
UND researcher honored with namesake space rock [Published Grand Forks Herald - Jul 19 2014]
Chelyabinsk study confirms origin of dinosaur-k... [Published SEN - Jul 19 2014]
Asteroids named for 2 ASU professors [Published AZ Family - Jul 19 2014]
Florida: Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex o... [Published Miami Herald - Jul 18 2014]
Asteroids named after 2 ASU faculty members [Published KTAR.com - Jul 18 2014]
Asteroids named for 2 ASU faculty members [Published Arizona Business Magazine - Jul 17 2014]
2 asteroids named after ASU profs [Published KPHO Phoenix - Jul 17 2014]
Vesta's Violent History [Published National Geographic - Jul 17 2014]
Mars, Saturn, summer triangle set off night sky [Published Valley Morning Star - Jul 16 2014]
Asteroid deflection - Offbeat ways the super ri... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 15 2014]
Hulu gets streaming rights to South Park' library [Published Journal-Gazette - Jul 15 2014]
Shelby Christie’s ‘Fuse’ Tops Pitch Party Picks! [Published Animation Magazine - Jul 15 2014]
Syfy to Launch 'The Expanse' Starring Thomas Jane [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 14 2014]
After 10 Years in Space, This Probe Is About to... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 14 2014]
After 10 Years in Space, This Probe Is About to... [Published Wired News - Jul 14 2014]
Thomas Jane to Star in Syfy's 'The Expanse' (Ex... [Published Hollywood Reporter - Jul 11 2014]
Flaming Space Junk Makes Jaws Drop in Australia [Published Universe Today - Jul 10 2014]
Manned mission to Mars to be held in next 20-25... [Published Voice of Russia - Jul 10 2014]
Phantom Planets and Moons [Published BellaOnline - Jul 09 2014]
Join the Live Discussion: The Hunt for Other Wo... [Published Universe Today - Jul 09 2014]
NASA Dawn Journal June 30, 2014 [Published SpaceRef - Jul 08 2014]
BACKYARD ASTRONOMER: Resources for the stargazer [Published Sierra Vista Herald - Jul 06 2014]
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Massive impacts show asteroid has deep crust [Published Ars Technica - Jul 26 2014]
Artist's impression of the huge impact that deformed the protoplanetary asteroid Vesta, leaving the large impact basin we see today.Martin Jutzi A new study shows that the asteroid 4 Vesta may have a different internal structure than previously thought. ...
Spectacular! Moon and Venus before dawn July 24 [Published EarthSky - Jul 23 2014]
Get up an hour or more before sunrise Thursday (July 24, 2014) to view a beautiful morning tableau. The waning crescent moon and planet Venus – second-brightest and third-brightest heavenly bodies, respectively, after the sun – will be together in the ...
Fiery origins for an Australian meteorite [Published EarthSky - Jul 02 2014]
Artist’s concept via NASA/JPL-Caltech On 20 July 2007, two cameras of the Nullarbor Desert Fireball Network in Australia tracked the fall of a meteor. This tracking aided in the meteorite’s quick recovery from the Australia’s Nullarbor Plain. ...
Fermi Fallacies [Uncertain Principles] [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jul 01 2014]
I’ve seen a bunch of people linking approvingly to this piece about the “Fermi paradox,” (the question of why we haven’t seen any evidence of other advanced civilizations) and I can’t quite understand why. The author expends a good deal of snark taking ...
The DeanBeat: The top 10 games you’ll be itchin... [Published Venturebeat - Jun 20 2014]
Image Credit: 2K Games Next-generation games are getting better, but they’re also getting more creative and surprising. That was my takeaway from the giant Electronic Entertainment Expo video game tradeshow last week in Los Angeles. The show was thinner ...
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