an asteroid

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  • His intelligence is quite low, and doesn't even know what an asteroid is.
  • The player may also visit an asteroid field, and a black hole from which escape is impossible.
  • It was also the world's first successful sample return mission from an asteroid.
  • Her name has been given to a genus of bats and an asteroid.
  • One day, contact was lost suddenly from an asteroid mining station.
  • Such an object might then have an asteroid appearance.
  • She was also the inspiration for several species' scientific names and an asteroid's.
  • This was the first time an asteroid moon had been discovered by a ground-based telescope.
  • All adults from the original colony were killed after an asteroid struck the planet.
  • Why supply fighting equipment for a crew on an asteroid that couldn't possibly have any living thing on it? Cited from Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet, by Harold Leland Goodwin
  • The ship overloads its engines in an escape attempt through an asteroid field.
  • NASA's plans to capture an asteroid has raised questions about how space law would be applied in practice.
  • New technology will also develop, as will fears of an asteroid hitting the earth.
  • Other situations, however, may have more direct financial application, such as an asteroid defense mechanism.
  • The main action takes place on an asteroid dedicated to farming.
  • Before doing so, they make a quick stop at an asteroid brothel.
  • The shuttle, not even getting a chance to land, takes off again towards an asteroid belt.
  • He orders the two pilots to fly together to protect a mining operation in an asteroid field.
  • A human mission to an asteroid is one of the long term goals of astronautics.
  • There is a minute probability of an asteroid strike large enough to destroy the planet - what should we do about this?
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