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Legislators on Thursday grilled NASA's top official about the possible impact of the Crimea crisis and criticized proposed missions to capture a near-Earth asteroid
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19 days ago · From Administrator
A collage of radar images of near-Earth asteroid 2006 DP14 was generated by NASA scientists using the 230-foot (70-meter) Deep Space Network antenna
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51 days ago · From Administrator
The prevalence of loud action movies shows just how much humans enjoy a good explosion.
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52 days ago · From Administrator
NASA and Planetary Resources Inc., of Bellevue, Wash., are partnering to develop crowd-sourced software solutions to enhance detection of near-Earth objects
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143 days ago · From Administrator
Newly discovered asteroid 2013 TV135 made a close approach to Earth on Sept. 16, when it came within about 4.2 million miles (6.7 million kilometers).
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181 days ago · From Administrator
Divers working at a Russian lake have recovered a half-tonne chunk of the space rock that exploded over Chelyabinsk earlier this year.
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183 days ago · From Administrator
As NASA's Dawn spacecraft travels to its next destination, this mosaic synthesizes some of the best views the spacecraft had of the giant asteroid Vesta.
Main Space
199 days ago · From Administrator
For 30 years, a large near-Earth asteroid wandered its lone, intrepid path, passing before the scrutinizing eyes of scientists
Main Space
219 days ago · From Administrator
This image shows the potentially hazardous near-Earth object 1998 KN3 as it zips past a cloud of dense gas and dust near the Orion nebula.
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234 days ago · From Administrator
A NASA spacecraft that discovered and characterized tens of thousands of asteroids throughout the solar system before being placed in hibernation will return to service
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239 days ago · From Administrator
This graphic shows the orbits of all the known Potentially Hazardous Asteroids (PHAs), numbering over 1,400 as of early 2013.
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247 days ago · From Administrator
Over the last hundred years, the human population has exploded from about 1.5 billion to more than seven billion, driving an ever-increasing demand for resources.
Main Space
251 days ago · From Administrator
The house-sized rock that exploded in the skies near Chelyabinsk, Russia, in February may have been a member of a gang of asteroids that poses a threat to Earth
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252 days ago · From Administrator
A team of astronomers from the University of Anitoquia, Medellin, Colombia, have discovered a graveyard of comets.
Main Space
258 days ago · From Administrator
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