Astronomers Practice Responding to a Killer Asteroid”

This past October, scientists from all over the world used the flyby of asteroid 2012 TC4 to test out the…

3 years ago

Impending Asteroid Flyby Will be a Chance to Test NASA’s Planetary Defense Network!

This October, an asteroid will pass Earth by, thus giving NASA's Planetary Defense Coordination Office (PDCO) a chance to test…

4 years ago

NASA Moves Up Mission to Metal Asteroid Psyche

I'm getting psyched for Psyche, which is both the name of an asteroid orbiting the sun between Mars and Jupiter…

4 years ago

Asteroid Strikes on Mars Spun Out Supersonic Tornadoes that Scoured the Surface

According to a new study from Brown University, impacts on Mars could have triggered supersonic storms that scoured the surface

4 years ago

Newly Discovered House-Sized Asteroid 2017 HX4 Flew Safely Past the Earth Yesterday

A Near Earth Object (NEO) passed Earth at a distance of about 3.7 Lunar Distances on May 8th, 2017, passing…

4 years ago

2014 JO25 Flies By Earth — See It Tonight

A relatively large potentially hazardous asteroid passed near Earth earlier today. Now, it's visible in small telescopes tonight.

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Meet Asteroid 2017 BQ6 — A Giant, Spinning Brick

New asteroid 2017 BQ6 was all elbows when it flew by Earth just a few days ago. Images reveal it…

4 years ago

Why Does Siberia Get All the Cool Meteors? Children ice skating in Khakassia, Russia react to the fall of a bright fireball two nights ago on Dec.6…

4 years ago

Astronomers Think They Know Where Rosetta’s Comet Came From

A new study reveals that Rosetta's Comet likely spent billions of years chilling in the Kuiper Belt before chance interactions…

4 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Apr. 8, 2016: Space News Roundup

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Kimberly Cartier (@AstroKimCartier ) Morgan Rehnberg ( / @MorganRehnberg ) Dave Dickinson ( / @astroguyz)…

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