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House-sized asteroid flew past Earth, says NASA

Sep 08, 2014

House-sized asteroid flew past Earth, says NASA

A 60-feet asteroid about the size of a normal house flew past Earth on Sunday posing no threat to humans, NASA reported. #Russia #Nasa #Earth #Moon #New Zealand #asteroid #Space #Nicaragua #Meteorite
New Delhi Team of students discovers two new asteroids

Aug 15, 2014

New Delhi Team of students discovers two new asteroids

Two new asteroids have been discovered by a team of students from two city schools as part of a nationwide campaign. #New Delhi #Astronomy #Discovery #Asteroids
'Impact winter' after asteroid strike may have wiped out dinosaurs

May 13, 2014

'Impact winter' after asteroid strike may have wiped out dinosaurs

A global 'impact winter' following an asteroid strike might have caused the extinction of the dinosaurs, according to a new study. #Life #science #Dinosaur #Netherlands #Extinction #asteroid #Utrecht University #impact winter #asteroid strike #Yucatan Peninsula #Chicxulub impact #Palaeogene era #John Vellekoop
Close encounter: Football field sized asteroid whizzes by earth

Feb 18, 2014

Close encounter: Football field sized asteroid whizzes by earth

The 295-yard (270-m) asteroid was streaking past Earth at a distance of about 2.1 million miles (3.4 million km). #NewsTracker #Russia #Earth #asteroid #Space
NASA tests 'pumpkin suit' for mission to lasso asteroid

Dec 15, 2013

NASA tests 'pumpkin suit' for mission to lasso asteroid

NASA engineers are testing a modified version of the pumpkin-orange Advanced Crew Escape System (ACES) worn by space shuttle astronauts during launch and re-entry for use by future crew in the Orion spacecraft. #NewsTracker #Nasa #International Space Station #asteroid #Orion

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NASA tests 'pumpkin suit' for mission to lasso asteroid

Sep 15, 2014

Space rivals fight for NASA funds

Elon Musk's SpaceX and Boeing Co. are contending for more than $3 billion in funding to resume U.S. manned spaceflight with the first commercial venture to fly humans into orbit. The contract to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station by ... #Boeing #Elon Musk #NASA #Washington, D.C. #Richard Branson #Sierra Nevada #Brian Friel #Jeffrey Bezos #Amazon.com #Virgin Galactic #Mars (planet) #Earth (planet) #Bloomberg #Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX)
NASA tests 'pumpkin suit' for mission to lasso asteroid

Sep 16, 2014

NASA inspector blasts asteroid protection program

NASA's effort to identify potentially dangerous space rocks has taken a hit. On Monday, the space agency's inspector general released a report blasting NASA's Near Earth Objects program. The program is set up to hunt and catalog comets, asteroids and... #Paul Martin #NASA #Earth (planet) #John Grunsfeld
NASA tests 'pumpkin suit' for mission to lasso asteroid

Sep 10, 2014

Will Ferrell Hates Cancer and Will Fight It by Playing Video Game With You

Great Odin's Raven! If you ever wanted to play video games with self-proclaimed video game wiz Will Ferrell, here's your chance to do so—and support a great cause. The Saturday Night Live alum is asking fans to donate money to help kids who are battl... #Will Ferrell #Microsoft Corporation