Derek Sears

Bay Area Environmental Research Institute/NASA Ames Research Center/University of Arkansas







Flashback: NEAR on Eros

Orbiting the Sun between Mars and Earth, asteroid 433 Eros was visited by the NEAR-Shoemaker spacecraft in February 2000..



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Surface processes on asteroids as meteorite parent bodies

Microgravity research

Major review paper on what has been learned about spacecraft missions to asteroids






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