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Aug 10, 2018
Perseid meteor shower this weekend: Here's everything you need to know about itThe Perseid meteors strike Earth's upper atmosphere at speeds nearing 60 kilometres per second.
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
Jun 13, 2018
Interplanetary dust particles in comets may hold major clues to understanding how planets were formed: StudySurviving samples of pre-solar dust are most likely to be preserved in comets – small, cold bodies that formed in the outer solar nebula.
Oct 20, 2014
Once in a million years: Comet Siding Spring whizzes past MarsThe comet, known as Siding Spring (C/2013 A1), made its closest encounter with Mars today.
Dec 06, 2012
Asteroids, comets fractured moon's crust?Asteroids and comets colliding with the moon not only pitted its surface but also severely fractured its crust, researchers with NASA said on Wednesday, in a finding that could help crack a Martian puzzle.