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Asteroid BL86 that passed Earth has a small moon in tow, says NASA

Jan 28, 2015

Asteroid BL86 that passed Earth has a small moon in tow, says NASA

The mountain-sized asteroid that made a close pass by Earth on Monday has a small moon in tow, radar images released by NASA show. #Nasa #Moon #asteroid #Space #SpaceBuzz
Guess how many asteroids smashed into earth's atmosphere in 20 years? 556!

Nov 18, 2014

Guess how many asteroids smashed into earth's atmosphere in 20 years? 556!

A new NASA map has revealed that over 556 asteroids smashed into the atmosphere over a 20-year period between 1994 and 2013, suggesting that space rocks are slamming into the Earth's atmosphere at a higher rate than previously thought. #Nasa #Astronomy #Space #Asteroids #Space science
Once in a million years Comet Siding Spring whizzes past Mars

Oct 20, 2014

Once in a million years Comet Siding Spring whizzes past Mars

The comet, known as Siding Spring (C/2013 A1), made its closest encounter with Mars today. #Mars #asteroid #Space #comets #Comet #SpaceBuzz #Comet Siding Spring
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