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NASA has completed the first step toward a mission to find and capture a near-Earth asteroid, redirect it to a stable lunar orbit and send humans to study it.
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388 days ago · From Administrator
More than 10,000 asteroids and comets that can pass near Earth have now been discovered.
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422 days ago · From Administrator
An asteroid passed Earth last week, and with the Arecibo radio telescope astronomers got an unprecedented look
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430 days ago · From Administrator
The radar imagery revealed that 1998 QE2 is a binary asteroid.
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449 days ago · From Administrator
On May 31, 2013, asteroid 1998 QE2 will sail serenely past Earth, getting no closer than about 3.6 million miles
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463 days ago · From Administrator
NASA this week put the official stamp on an initiative to capture a near-Earth asteroid and haul it back
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497 days ago · From Administrator
The next giant leap in space exploration may be a short hop on a small space rock.
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504 days ago · From Administrator
Scientists are moving forward with plans to intentionally smash a spacecraft into a huge nearby asteroid in 2022 to see inside the space rock.
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519 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
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521 days ago · From Administrator
A catastrophic meteor strike that would trigger the kind of destruction blamed for wiping out dinosaurs millions of years ago is unlikely
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521 days ago · From Administrator
An asteroid the size of a city block will pass by Earth this weekend, but have no fear: There's no danger of it hitting our planet.
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533 days ago · From Administrator
Many South Floridians reported seeing a flare-like object in the sky Sunday night, and one person may have captured it on video.
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551 days ago · From Administrator
The extraterrestrial double whammy that Earth only partially avoided on Friday has triggered an immediate response from astronomers.
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552 days ago · From Administrator
Bay Area stargazers caught a glimpse of another meteor Friday night.
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552 days ago · From Administrator
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