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This picture of Eros, the first of an asteroid taken from an orbiting spacecraft, is a mosaic of four images obtained by NASA's NEAR mission immediately after the.

NASA's NEAR spacecraft was the first human-made object to orbit NEAR's landing on Eros marked the first time a U.S. spacecraft was the.

Eros provisional designation 1898 DQ, is a stony and elongated asteroid of the Amor group the first one orbited, and the first one soft-landed on. NASA spacecraft NEAR Shoemaker entered orbit around Eros in 2000, and landed in 2001.