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  • How Asteroids Work - Illustrated description of the Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (NEAR) spacecraft.
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  • Mission Archive: NEAR Encounter at Eros - A large collection of news stories and images, from Space.com.
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  • Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous Mission - NEAR - First spacecraft to orbit an asteroid, to answer fundamental questions about the nature and origin of near-Earth objects, such as the numerous asteroids and comets in the vicinity of Earth's orbit. First launch in the Discovery Program, a NASA initiative for small planetary missions.
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  • NEAR Information - Detailed mission information, images, and links related to the Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous.
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  • NEAR Team Deactivates Spacecraft's Near-Infrared Sensor - Status report on the Near-Infraed Sensor and implications for the mission. (June 07, 2000)
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  • NEAR Science Update - A scientific news briefing summarizing the discoveries made by NEAR. (June 01, 2000)
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  • Boulders Seen on Asteroid - An image from NEAR's low orbit showing massive boulders on the surface of Eros. (May 17, 2000)
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  • Gold rush in space? - Article on NEAR's first encounter with Eros. Suggests that the asteroid may contain trillions of dollars worth of precious metals. (July 22, 1999)
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