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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.
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 02, 2018
As NASA turns 60 in 2018, its to-do list includes exploring the outer atmosphere of the SunNASA's Parker Solar Probe is scheduled for launch in 2018 to explore the Sun's outer atmosphere.
Dec 23, 2017
Near-Earth asteroid 3200 Phaethon has a diameter of about six km which is one km more than previous estimatesThe radar images obtained during the asteroid's close approach to Earth in December are the highest-resolution images of the object to date.
Dec 22, 2017
NASA to send a mission to either a comet or to Saturn's moon Titan in the mid-2020'sWhich of these two NASA missions will finally make it will be known only in 2019.
Sep 23, 2017
OSIRIS-REx, NASA's asteroid hunting spacecraft flew past the Earth, coming within 17,237 km of AntarcticaThe OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is currently on a seven-year journey to rendezvous with, study, and return a sample of Bennu to Earth. This sample of a primitive asteroid will help scientists understand the formation of our solar system more than 4.5 billion years ago.
Sep 22, 2017
NASA's asteroid hunting OSIRIS-REx spacecraft to make a close flyby of Earth at 30,758 kphThe Earth's gravity will fling the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, travelling at a staggering speed of 19,000 miles (30,758 km) per hour.
Feb 10, 2017
Nasa begins hunt for elusive Earth-Trojan asteroidA NASA spacecraft has started searching for an enigmatic class of near-Earth objects known as Earth-Trojan asteroids.
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.