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10. 11. Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous, or NEAR, launched in 1996; Mars Pathfinder, launched in 1996; Lunar Prospector, launched in 1998; Stardust, launched in 1999; Genesis, launched in 2001; Comet Nucleus Tour, or CONTOUR, launched in 2001; MESSENGER, launched in 2004; Deep Impact, launched in 2005; Dawn, launched in 2007; KEPLER, launched in 2009; and GRAIL, selected in 2007 and scheduled to launch in 2011. Five additional missions (ASPERA-3, M3, EPOXI, Stardust-NExT, and Strofio) have been named Discovery Missions of Opportunity.

Olbers, Bremen 1807 5 Astraea 74 (119) K. L. Hencke, Driesen 1845 6 Hebe 114 (185) K. L. Hencke, Driesen 1847 7 Iris 126 (203) J. R. Hind, London 1847 8 Flora 84 (135) J. R. Hind, London 1847 9 Metis 114 (184) A. Graham, Markree 1848 10 Hygiea 279 (450) A. de Gasparis, 1849 Naples 15 Eunomia 169 (272) A. de Gasparis, 1851 Naples 243 Ida 36 × 14 (58 × 23) J. Palisa, Vienna 1884 433 Eros 21 × 8 × 8 (33 × 13 × 13) G. 5 (19 G. N. 4) W. 6) K. 9) E. F. Helin, Palomar 1976 2060 Chiron 111 (180) C. T. 5) C.

9. 10. 11. Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous, or NEAR, launched in 1996; Mars Pathfinder, launched in 1996; Lunar Prospector, launched in 1998; Stardust, launched in 1999; Genesis, launched in 2001; Comet Nucleus Tour, or CONTOUR, launched in 2001; MESSENGER, launched in 2004; Deep Impact, launched in 2005; Dawn, launched in 2007; KEPLER, launched in 2009; and GRAIL, selected in 2007 and scheduled to launch in 2011. Five additional missions (ASPERA-3, M3, EPOXI, Stardust-NExT, and Strofio) have been named Discovery Missions of Opportunity.

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