NEA

Asteroid Bennu has Already Thrown Material off into Space 11 Times Since OSIRIS-REx Arrived

The OSIRIS-REx mission has revealed some interesting things about the asteroid Bennu, which includes the 11 plumes it witnessed in…

3 years ago

How to See the Spooktacular Halloween Flyby of Asteroid 2015 TB145

Trick or treat! I think we're definitely in for a treat.  2015 TB145  will fly past Earth at a safe distance…

6 years ago

Big Asteroid 2004 BL86 Buzzes Earth on January 26: How to See it in Your Telescope

A lot of asteroids pass near Earth every year. Many are the size of a house, make close flybys and…

7 years ago

We are not Alone: Government Sensors Shed New Light on Asteroid Hazards

How hazardous are the thousands and millions of asteroids that surround the third rock from the Sun – Earth? Since…

7 years ago

Asteroid 2014 KH39 Zips Just 1.1 LD from Earth – Watch it LIVE June 3

Got any plans Tuesday? Good. Keep them but know this. That day around 3 p.m. CDT (20:00 UT) asteroid 2014 KH39 will silently…

7 years ago

“Oddball” Asteroid is Really a Comet

It's a case of mistaken identity: a near-Earth asteroid with a peculiar orbit turns out not to be an asteroid…

8 years ago