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Asteroids: An Exploration AssessmentThe current state of asteroid science is assessed. Future space missions to gain more knowledge on asteroid relationship to solar system formation are outlined.
Document ID
19780021064
Document Type
Conference Proceedings
Authors
Morrison, D. (NASA Headquarters Washington, DC United States)
Wells, W. C. (NASA Headquarters Washington, DC United States)
Date Acquired
September 3, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1978
Subject Category
LUNAR AND PLANETARY EXPLORATION
Report/Patent Number
NASA-CP-2053
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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