NEAR-Shoemaker News


Mission Press Releases

  • NEAR mission images give clues to composition of asteroid Eros
    Cornell University - Friday, July 22, 2005
    Posted on: 7/22/2005 9:56:56 PM PDT

  • NEAR Shoemaker's Silent Treatment
    Johns Hopkins University - Thursday, December 12, 2002
    Posted on: 12/12/2002 9:17:27 AM PDT

  • History Making Navigators Win Award
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Wednesday, April 17, 2002
    Posted on: 4/17/2002 6:00:44 PM PDT

  • Smithsonian Selects NEAR Mission for 2001 Aerospace Trophy
    Johns Hopkins University - Monday, November 19, 2001
    Posted on: 11/19/2001 8:58:11 AM PDT

  • NEAR Mission News: A Collision Worth a Thousand Boulders
    NEAR mission at Johns Hopkins University - Wednesday, September 26, 2001
    Posted on: 9/27/2001 7:44:58 AM PDT

  • First detailed mapping of asteroid 433 Eros finds most large rocks on surface were ejected from single crater
    Cornell University - Wednesday, September 26, 2001
    Posted on: 9/26/2001 4:43:20 PM PDT

  • Approach to an Asteroid - New NEAR Movie Features Final Footage from a Landing Spacecraft
    NEAR mission at Johns Hopkins University - Tuesday, July 31, 2001
    Posted on: 7/31/2001 8:44:48 PM PDT

  • NEAR Team Studies Small Scale Features on Eros - Concludes Surface Topography the Result of Impacts
    NEAR mission at Johns Hopkins University - Friday, April 20, 2001
    Posted on: 4/20/2001 11:47:58 AM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Low Cost Innovation in Spaceflight: The History of the Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (NEAR) Mission (NASA SP-2005-4536)
    NASA HQ - May 5, 2005
    Posted on: 5/5/2005 12:06:17 PM PDT