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Origin of asteroid
OTHER WORDS FROM asteroidas·ter·oi·dal, adjectivein·ter·as·ter·oi·dal, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for asteroid
What would it take to carry people to the Moon, or Mars, or an asteroid?
Thinking of longer journeys to Mars or an asteroid would require careful measurement of conditions.
His game lasts until his final ship has either collided with an asteroid or lost a shootout with an enemy saucer.
The Asteroid Belt in the Solar System has many such gaps, created by the gravity of the Sun and Jupiter.
For the record, Deep Impact is about a comet, not an asteroid.U.S.—Russia Tensions Nuke Plans For Real-Life ‘Armageddon’ Asteroid Defense|Asawin Suebsaeng|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I told Kinkare to put her into the same orbit as the asteroid belt.The Giants From Outer Space|Geoff St. Reynard
Mining atomic power metals in the asteroid belt would bring the biggest returns, he said.The Black Tide|Arthur G. Stangland
His first action on getting back to the asteroid would be to recommend Santos' promotion to Terra base.
As Rip watched, fire spurted from the cruiser, and it moved with gathering speed toward the asteroid's horizon.
Anything that kept them from selling an asteroid must be terrible indeed.The Planetoid of Peril|Paul Ernst