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Feb 19, 2019
Asteroid Ryugu to eat a bullet from JAXA's Hayabusa 2 probe on 22 FebruaryThe grab-and-go asteroid mission will be broadcasted live from JAXA's control room on 22 February.
Dec 12, 2018
NASA's OSIRIS-REx finds tiny asteroid Bennu rich in moisture, scattered with rocksScientists think Bennu is a leftover from the beginning of the solar system 4.5 billion years ago.
Dec 11, 2018
NASA's OSIRIS-REx probe finds evidence of water on its target asteroid BennuWe targeted Bennu precisely because we thought it had water-bearing minerals: OSIRIS-REx mission lead.
Dec 03, 2018
Huge asteroid 40 to 90 feet in length heading towards Earth today says NASAThis asteroid is at least as big a two-storey building and has been named as Asteroid 2018 WN.
Nov 30, 2018
NASA spacecraft designed to bring samples from asteroid Bennu to Earth on courseThe NASA mission will help scientists investigate how planets formed and how life began.
Oct 22, 2018
Oumuamua leaves the solar system and its scientists with more questions than answers'Oumuamua brought to light that space rocks are likely a spectrum rather than a binary: Researchers.
Oct 16, 2018
'Dead' comet resembling a skull to fly past Earth on 11 Nov, days after HalloweenThe asteroid, while 1,300-feet wide, will appear far too small to view with the naked eye this year.
Oct 03, 2018
NASA's OSIRIS-REx slows down, begins maneuvers towards its target asteroid BennuThe last of its maneuvers, scheduled for 12 November, will adjust the spacecraft's trajectory to arrive at Bennu.
Sep 29, 2018
Asteroid Ryugu's rubbly surface gets captured in close-ups by two jumping roversThe rovers, each about the size of a circular cookie tin, don’t have wheels but jump around the asteroid.
Sep 23, 2018
Japan's Hayabusa2 space probe successfully lands two rovers on asteroid RyuguThe rovers are together known as MINERVA-II1, the world's first mobile robot to land on an asteroid.