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A newfound asteroid will safely pass Earth on June 8 from a distance of about 777,000 miles (1.25 million kilometers), more than three times farther away than our moon.
Main Space
45 days ago · From Administrator
An enormous asteroid – approximately the size of an aircraft carrier – is due to zip past Earth on Sunday.
Main Space
46 days ago · From Administrator
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.
Main Space
90 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
Main Space
146 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
239 days ago · From Administrator
A team of NASA and international scientists for the first time have gathered a detailed understanding of the effects on Earth from a small asteroid impact.
257 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).
Main Space
277 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
314 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
330 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
334 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
342 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
348 days ago · From Administrator
A team of astronomers from the University of Anitoquia, Medellin, Colombia, have discovered a graveyard of comets.
Main Space
353 days ago · From Administrator
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.
Main Space
356 days ago · From Administrator
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