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May 09, 2019
Incoming! NASA's DART mission will deliberately smash into an asteroid in 2022DART will knock into one of the smaller 'moonlets' in a near-Earth asteroid system called Didymos.
Apr 18, 2019
Earliest interstellar visitor may have collided with Earth in 2014: Harvard studyFewer than ten observable asteroid collisions have taken place in the Earth's in the current millennia.
Mar 18, 2019
NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission finds asteroid Bennu spinning faster and faster over timeAsteroid Bennu's rotation period is getting shorter by roughly one second every 100 years.
Dec 04, 2018
NASA's OSIRIS-REx lands on Bennu in agency's first asteroid sample-return missionOSIRIS-Rex could uncover a means of mining asteroids for precious resources like metals & water.
Nov 02, 2018
NASA's OSIRIS-REx captures close-up of near-Earth asteroid Bennu before landingOSIRIS-REx is expected to return with samples collected from the near-Earth asteroid Bennu in 2023.
Sep 01, 2017
Asteroid Florence to pass safely at a distance of seven million km from Earth: NASAFlorence will brighten to ninth magnitude in late August and early September, when it will be visible in small telescopes for several nights.