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Space Rocks: Comets, asteroids, meteors, and meteorites

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This claymation primer on comets, asteroids, meteoroids, meteors, and meteorites helps us learn about Space Rocks in a super adorable way. Made by Beakus for the Royal Observatory Greenwich, the animation is one in a series of explainers behind the European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft and Philae lander mission.

a comparison of rocks
space rocks falling toward earth's atmosphere
In case you missed it: What is a comet made of?, Inside a Meteorite Clean Room, robots that can explore the surface of a comet or asteroid, and all kinds of rocks.

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