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Jun 21, 2017
Queen's University scientist warns that a devastating asteroid impact is just a matter of timeIt is a case of when an asteroid collision will happen, rather than if it will happen, says Alan Fitzsimmons
May 25, 2017
Nasa brings forward by a year the "Psyche" mission to a unique metal asteroidMoving up the launch schedule and a revised trajectory will enable the probe to explore Psyche four years earlier than the original timeline.
Apr 19, 2017
Nasa uses ground based radar to image asteroid that will safely fly past the Earth on 19 AprilNasa's 70 metre radar antenna at the Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex in California has captured images of the asteroid.
Apr 09, 2017
Massive asteroid to safely fly past Earth in mid April: NasaA roughly 650-metre near-Earth asteroid discovered nearly three years ago will fly safely past Earth on April 19, Nasa has said.
Jan 27, 2017
Researchers are working out how to deflect asteroids and prevent devastating impact eventsA team of researchers is working out how to deflect the path of an asteroid to avoid the apocalypse.
Jan 19, 2017
NASA is preparing "Psyche" mission to send a spacecraft to a giant "metal" asteroidNASA is preparing to send a spacecraft to a giant "metal" asteroid that may tell scientists the secret of how our solar system was formed.
Jan 10, 2017
Massive asteroid 2017 AG13 flew by Earth, within half the distance that the moon isA space rock known as asteroid 2017 AG13 was discovered to be flying-by from Earth, at a distance that is half the distance that separates our planet from the moon on Monday, says Business Insider. According to Slooh, a company that broadcasts live views of space, the asteroid was discovered by the University of Arizona only last Saturday.
Jan 02, 2017
Nasa's Osiris-REx spacecraft on way to asteroid Bennu successfully executes first deep space maneuverThe maneuver has put the Osiris-REx mission on track for an Earth flyby in September 2017.
Dec 30, 2016
2016 in alternative space stories: Aliens, a new zodiac, mind-controlling space stations and ArmageddonIf you want to believe, we tip our tin foil hats to you, just ignore the science and read on.
Nov 04, 2016
Luxembourg to invest 25 million euros in Planetary Resources, a US-based asteroid mining firmLuxembourg is investing $27.6 million (25 million euros) in privately owned Planetary Resources, an asteroid-mining startup also backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, the company said on Tuesday.