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Space rocks big enough to destroy a city hit the Earth much more often than thought, according to an estimate by a private group devoted to preventing disaster from such orbital killers.
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119 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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175 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
Main Space
268 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
343 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.
Main Space
359 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
Main Space
363 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.
Main Space
371 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
376 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
Main Space
377 days ago · From Administrator
A team of astronomers from the University of Anitoquia, Medellin, Colombia, have discovered a graveyard of comets.
Main Space
382 days ago · From Administrator
Congress got the word from NASA on Tuesday about its options for dealing with the threats posed by asteroids and comets
Main Space
518 days ago · From Administrator