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NEAR Spacecraft Set For Valentine's Day Rendezvous With Asteroid Eros

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February 14, 2000
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University Of Arizona
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Monday could be a special Valentine's Day for University of Arizona planetary scientists planning not just a brief fling, but a year-long rendezvous with Eros. Their Eros is not the Greek god of love, however. Their Eros is an asteroid 240 million miles from Earth.

Monday could be a special Valentine's Day for University of Arizona planetary scientists planning not just a brief fling, but a year-long rendezvous with Eros.


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University Of Arizona. (2000, February 14). NEAR Spacecraft Set For Valentine's Day Rendezvous With Asteroid Eros. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/02/000214065742.htm
University Of Arizona. "NEAR Spacecraft Set For Valentine's Day Rendezvous With Asteroid Eros." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/02/000214065742.htm (accessed April 16, 2014).

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