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Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous - A Pictorial Voyage
This site offers students an opportunity to participate in a pictorial voyage that follows the NEAR spacecraft from its inception through the cruise phase to asteroid 433 Eros. They will learn about the rationale for visiting an asteroid, the instruments and construction of the spacecraft, and follow its flyby of the asteroid Mathilde, swingby of Earth, and encounter with Eros.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Portal:
    • Educational
Subject:
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1998-1999, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. All rights reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-868
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
http://www.jhuapl.edu/