Boulders seen on asteroid
Posted: May 17, 2000
Built and managed by The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland, NEAR-Shoemaker was the first spacecraft launched in NASA's Discovery Program of low-cost, small-scale planetary missions.
Looking into asteroid Eros' saddle wall
NEAR Shoemaker puts Eros into perspective
Light and shadow create strange shapes on Eros
The view of asteroid Eros from low orbit
NEAR Shoemaker settling down for a long mapping
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