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NEAR spacecraft

The NEAR spacecraft landed on an asteriod, 433 Eros. It's a Mars-crosser asteriod, comes within orbit of Mars. It will remain there until it is disturbed by gravitational interactions. And can be an earth-crosser if there is some dynamics gravitational interactions. (

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