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Voyager 2 close-up image of the asteroid Gaspra
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Asteroid Gaspra

This image of Gaspra was taken by the Galileo spacecraft as it passed within 1000 miles of the asteroid. This was the first time that a spacecraft made a fly-by of an asteroid. Gaspra is approximately 12 miles long.

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