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Lucy begins 12-year mission to the Jupiter Trojan asteroids

The Lucy space probe of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), successfully blasted off from Earth earlier today, to begin its record-breaking 12-year long mission. The spacecraft blasted off…

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Lucy spacecraft ready to begin 12-year long mission to the Jupiter Trojans

This Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 05:34 EDT (local time) / 06:34 UTC, NASA's Lucy space probe is scheduled to blast off from Earth to begin its record-breaking 12-year long…

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Asteroid Apophis won’t impact Earth for at least 100 years

Earlier this month, the famous asteroid (99942) Apophis flew by Earth at a distance of 17 million kilometers, giving astronomers an opportunity to take a closer look on the asteroid's…

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