An asteroid is a small rocky body which orbits the Sun. They vary in size – some can be as large as 900 miles across, and others can be as small as 6 meters across. 150 more words
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What Did We Learn From Landing On A Comet?
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Philae is the first lander to touch down on a comet, but what have we learned since it landed?
Well, I’m not exactly stalking them, but since all the recent publicity about British astronaut Tim Peake arriving at the International Space Station, and the subsequent media frenzy over the first Brit to do a space walk, I’ve become ever so slightly obsessed with sky watching. 151 more words