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Jul 09, 2017
NASA plans to save Earth by knocking asteroid off its orbitAiming to show how to protect Earth from a future killer asteroid strike, NASA plans to crash a refrigerator-sized spacecraft at a speed about nine times faster than a bullet into a space rock, forcing it to change its orbit
Jun 19, 2017
New study provides evidence that Jupiter is the oldest planet in the solar systemThe team of scientists came to the conclusion about Jupiter's age after analyzing meteorite samples that had fallen to the surface of the earth.
May 25, 2017
Nasa brings forward by a year the "Psyche" mission to a unique metal asteroidMoving up the launch schedule and a revised trajectory will enable the probe to explore Psyche four years earlier than the original timeline.
May 04, 2017
Humans must leave Earth in 100 years, colonise another planet to survive: Stephen HawkingHumans will need to colonise another planet within the next 100 years to survive climate change, according to Stephen Hawking.
Apr 23, 2017
ISRO plans to increase frequency of launches to 12 per year, says Chairman Kiran KumarThe Indian Space Research Organisation is trying to increase its capacity to deliver by scaling up the frequency of launches to 12 per year from the seven at present by building more satellites and lowering the cost of access to space.
Apr 19, 2017
Nasa uses ground based radar to image asteroid that will safely fly past the Earth on 19 AprilNasa's 70 metre radar antenna at the Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex in California has captured images of the asteroid.
Apr 09, 2017
Massive asteroid to safely fly past Earth in mid April: NasaA roughly 650-metre near-Earth asteroid discovered nearly three years ago will fly safely past Earth on April 19, Nasa has said.
Mar 20, 2017
Nasa to study the solar system and develop methods for manned missions to celestial bodiesNasa has added four new teams to study the Moon, near-Earth asteroids and other components of the solar system.
Mar 02, 2017
China has plans to send space probes to three asteroids, collect samples from one of the threeChina plans to send space probes to study the movements of three asteroids and land on one of them to collect samples, state media has reported.
Feb 10, 2017
Nasa begins hunt for elusive Earth-Trojan asteroidA NASA spacecraft has started searching for an enigmatic class of near-Earth objects known as Earth-Trojan asteroids.