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Near Fast Approaching Asteroid 253 Mathilde

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June 19, 1997
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Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
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The NEAR spacecraft is approaching a June 23 flyby of asteroid 253 Mathilde that will be the closest-ever study of an asteroid. Details on the mission and on briefings for the news media.


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