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Description:

This is the homepage for the Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (NEAR) Shoemaker spacecraft mission. The site contains mission news; information on where NEAR is now; sections on science, engineering, and operations; movies; and image sheets. The educational section contains an activity book with information on asteroids and science concepts of the NEAR mission as well as instructions on how to build a model of the NEAR Shoemaker spacecraft. There are data such as gamma-ray readings from the asteroid Eros. The site provides a tutorial, Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous: A Pictorial Voyage, which follows NEAR from its inception through the cruise phase to asteroid 433 Eros.

Subjects:

  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10

Keywords:

Space Science,Chemistry,Middle School,NSDL,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Science,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Graduate/Professional,NSDL_SetSpec_dlese.org,Physics,Higher Education,High School,Space science,Physical sciences,Astronomy,Space sciences,Geoscience,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003231620121T,Earth science

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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