Chelyabinsk

NASA Opens Doors For Asteroid Capture Ideas, Offering $6M For Possible Future Missions

Got some ideas about how to snag an asteroid? NASA has just announced $6 million in opportunities for its asteroid…

8 years ago

NASA Offers $35,000 In Prizes For Citizen Scientists To Help Find Asteroids

Fancy yourself an asteroid hunter? There's $35,000 available in prizes for NASA's new Asteroid Data Hunter contest series, which will…

8 years ago

Chelyabinsk ‘Was A Pretty Nasty Event’ And Is Spurring Asteroid Action

Looking at the power of the Chelyabinsk meteor (which struck a year ago and is visible starting around 1:15 in…

8 years ago

Happy 1st Anniversary Chelyabinsk! The Fireball that Woke Up the World

Wonder and terror. Every time I watch the dashcam videos of the Chelyabinsk fireball it sends chills down my spine.…

8 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – February 14, 2014: Space Valentines!

Host: Nicole Gugliucci Astrojournalists: Morgan Rehnberg, Brian Koberlein (more…)

8 years ago

How Can We Find Killer Asteroids?

On the morning of February 15, 2013, people in western Russia were dazzled by an incredibly bright meteor blazing a…

8 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – December 27, 2013: Year in Review & Looking Forward

Host: Fraser Cain Guests: +Brian Koberlein (@briankoberlein), David Dickinson (@Astroguyz), Pamela Gay (@starstryder) Big thanks to Nicole Gugliucci (@noisyastronomer) for…

9 years ago

Possible Huge Meteorite Fragment Recovered From Russian Fireball

A half-ton meteorite -- presumably from the Russian fireball that broke up over Chelyabinsk in February -- was dragged up…

9 years ago

Russian Meteor Experienced Melting Before Slamming Into Earth: Study

A collision or "near miss" caused melting in the Chelyabinsk meteor before it slammed into Earth's atmosphere this February, causing…

9 years ago

Satellite Watches Dust from Chelyabinsk Meteor Spread Around the Northern Hemisphere

When a meteor weighing 10,000 metric tons exploded 22.5 km (14 miles) above Chelyabinsk, Russia on Feb. 15, 2013, the…

9 years ago