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Sep 26, 2018
Some of our system's youngest orbiting asteroids discovered in the asteroid beltThe asteroids all under 7 million years old, orbit in the Main Asteroid Belt between Mars & Jupiter.
Sep 06, 2018
India to collaborate with France on human space mission Gaganyaan; ISRO plans to send 3 people to space before 2022The ISRO mission is significant, as it would make India one of the four countries in the world, after Russia, the US and China, to launch a manned space flight.
Aug 25, 2018
NASA's OSIRIS-Rex captures snap of ancient asteroid, headed closer for a sampleThe mission aims to bring back the biggest sample of asteroid ever, roughly 60 grams.
Aug 22, 2018
New telescope to track down Earth’s 'minimoons' being tested in ChileThe telescope is being built in Chile, and is expected to begin minimoon-hunting in five years.
Aug 08, 2018
NASA’s planet-hunter TESS catches a comet flying by on its first day on the jobThe comet's tail seems to pivot due to solar wind as it moves across the field of view
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
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.
Oct 12, 2017
Team of five Telangana students selected for NASA's Human Exploration Rover ChallengeThe NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge began as the NASA Great Moonbuggy Race and was first held in in 1994, 25 years after the first manned Apollo landing on the moon.
Sep 21, 2017
Hubble spots strange binary asteroids orbiting each other with comet-like featuresUsing NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, an international team of astronomers has found that an unusual object in the asteroid belt is, in fact, two asteroids orbiting each other that have comet-like features.
Jun 19, 2017
New study provides evidence that Jupiter is the oldest planet in the solar systemThe team of scientists came to the conclusion about Jupiter's age after analyzing meteorite samples that had fallen to the surface of the earth.