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Fraser
2019-Feb-06, 09:11 PM
For some small minority of humans, Death By Asteroid is a desirable fate. The idea probably satisfies their wonky Doomsday thinking. But for the rest of us, going out the same way the dinosaurs did would just be embarrassing. Thankfully, the ESA’s Hera mission will visit the smallest spacerock ever, and will help us avoid …
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publiusr
2019-Feb-09, 07:55 PM
This pair is the one I'm most familiar with:
http://www.johnstonsarchive.net/astro/astmoons/am-00243.html

It's the most visually stunning
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/243_Ida#/media/File:243_Ida_-_August_1993_(16366655925).jpg