433 Eros

Zap! Saturn Moon’s Electron Beam Beaned Cassini Spacecraft From Charged Surface

Ever taken a balloon and rubbed it against your hair? That's an example of electrostatic charging, which you see as…

7 years ago

Why the Asteroid Belt Doesn’t Threaten Spacecraft

When you think of the asteroid belt, you probably imagine a region of rock and dust, with asteroids as far…

8 years ago

Huge Asteroid 324 Bamberga Makes a Return Visit to Earth’s Neighborhood on Friday the 13th

This week offers a fine chance to catch sight of a unique asteroid. 324 Bamberga reaches opposition this week in…

8 years ago

Asteroid To Make Closest Approach Since 1975

[/caption] On Tuesday, January 31, asteroid 433 Eros will come closer to Earth than it has in 37 years, traveling…

10 years ago