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Giant Space Dog Bone.
Giant Space Dog Bone
black hole Questing telescope Opens
First Low-Orbit Eros View
GIANT SPACE DOG-BONE
NASA has the first radar images of and asteroid named 216 Kleopatra,
a metallic dog-bone shaped object the size of New Jersey. Kleopatra
was discovered in the main asteroid belt in 1880, but its strange shape
was not known until now. 216 Kelopatra is one of the strangest asteroids
BLACK HOLE QUESTING telescope OPENS
The Cangaroo II, a new telescope designed to search out black holes, opens on Tuesday. The $4 million telescope based in the Australian outback is an Australian-Japanese project to add to the efforts of gamma ray satellites in determining the mechanics of black holes.
FIRST LOW-ORBIT EROS VIEW
NASA has released an image of asteroid Eros that is among the first pictures taken from "low-orbit". From May to August, the spacecraft will orbit at altitudes of 50 kilometers (31 miles) or less.
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