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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.
Aug 24, 2018
Asteroid flying-by next week isn't on a collision course with us, NASA reassuresBreathe, Earthlings, 2016 NF23 isn't ramming into us for at least another 100 years
Jul 13, 2018
Astronomers discover rare double asteroid revolving around each other near EarthIn June, observations by GSSR showed the first signs that the Asteroid could be a binary system.
Jul 08, 2018
NASA to fund project aimed at turning asteroids into giant, autonomous spacecraftThe project could one day enable space colonisation by helping make off-Earth manufacturing efficient.
Jun 28, 2018
Astronomers classify the mysterious interstellar object ‘Oumuamua as a cometOumuamua was first detected last October by the University of Hawaii’s Pan-STARRS1 telescope.
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.