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Dimitri Klebe talks Asteroids, Dwarf Planets, and KBO’s (60 Minutes in Space, August 2015)

Posted 9/10/2015 12:09 AM by Kim Evans | Comments

Dimitri brings us the latest mission news - Rosetta witnessing comet 67P/C-G’s closest approach to the sun, Dawn’s closest-yet views of dwarf planet Ceres, and speaking of dwarf planets, let’s not forget New Horizon’s recent flyby of Pluto. The New Horizon’s team recently announced the next target for the spacecraft as a small Kuiper belt object.

Links to Dimitri's stories:
Rosetta's Big Day in the Sun
Dawn mission
New Horizons

60 Minutes in Space - Scientists from the Space Sciences Department at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science take you "behind the stories" using the best images and animation available to help understand the latest developments. Click here to view the full-length video of August’s 60 Minutes in Space.

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