NASA's Lucy Mission Makes an Unexpected Discovery at Dinkinesh

  • Released Wednesday, November 29, 2023

On Nov. 1, NASA’s Lucy spacecraft flew by not just its first asteroid, but its first two. The first images returned by Lucy reveal that the small main belt asteroid Dinkinesh is actually a binary pair.



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This page was originally published on Wednesday, November 29, 2023.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at 10:31 AM EST.


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