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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.
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.
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.
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.
Oct 27, 2017
The solar system is being visited by a small asteroid or comet from elsewhere in the GalaxyIt appears that the object traveled to the solar system from the direction of the constellation of Lyra