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Jun 21, 2018
NASA releases strategy document to defend Earth from asteroids and cometsThe 20-page document titled "National Near-Earth Object Preparedness Strategy and Action Plan" aims to organise and coordinate relevant national efforts
May 28, 2018
Asteroid that led to dinosaur extinction increased the Earth's temperature for 100,0000 years: StudyThe Chicxulub asteroid — which caused the extinction of dinosaurs — drove a long-lasting era of global warming when it smashed into Earth 65 million years ago.
May 22, 2018
This permanent immigrant asteroid could reveal important information about the evolution of our solar systemTo find the origin of the asteroid, the team ran simulations to trace the location of 2015 BZ509 right back to the birth of our Solar System.
May 14, 2018
Space rock Asteroid 2010 WC9 to pass by earth after completing eight year-long orbitAt 11.05 pm on 15 May, Asteroid 2010 WC9 will make its closest approach only 0.53 lunar distances (126.419 miles) from Earth.
Apr 17, 2018
Giant football field sized asteroid avoids NASA detection as it flies past EarthNASA scientists noticed the massive asteroid at an observatory in Arizona just 21 hours prior to the flyby.
Mar 21, 2018
An asteroid could collide with Earth in the year 2135 but NASA has a planThe report says that NASA's Planetary Defense Coordination Office is responsible to detect incoming asteroids and Comets close to the Earths orbit.
Feb 08, 2018
Asteroid 2018 CB to safely pass by Earth, at a distance of about 64,000 km, on 10 February at 4 am IST: NASAThe asteroid was discovered by astronomers at the NASA-funded Catalina Sky Survey (CSS) in Arizona very recently, on 4 February.
Jan 24, 2018
Near-earth asteroid flyby on 4 February will not pose any threat to Earth, says NASAIt was discovered in 2002 by the former NASA-sponsored Near Earth Asteroid Tracking project at the Maui Space Surveillance Site in Hawaii.
Nov 04, 2017
Rare metal from asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs could be used for the effective treatment of cancerScientists have demonstrated that iridium - a rare metal delivered to Earth by the asteroid - can be used to kill cancer without harming healthy cells.
Nov 03, 2017
Asteroids located about 160 million miles away photobombed Hubble Telescope's deep images of the universeAsteroids trail that appears as curved or S-shaped streaks intruded into the picture being taken by the Hubble Telescope.