A large asteroid designated 1998 OR2 is expected to flyby Earth at 16.36 LD / 0.04205 AU (6.2 million km … More
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Asteroid The Size Of 3 Football Fields Expected To Whiz By Earth Thursday
Summer is the season for tourists, and that includes a cosmic traveler. The next large asteroid measures three times the … More
NASA’s Aptly Named OSIRIS REx Discovers Death Asteroid Bennu Had Water- What Does This Mean?
It looks like NASA chose the right space rock for its asteroid-sampling mission. The agency’s OSIRIS-REx probe, which just arrived at … More
NASA Scientists: “Asteroid 2012 TB145 Will Make An Extremely Close Pass On Halloween” And Could Be “Potentially Hazardous”
An asteroid is expected to pass incredibly close to Earth on Halloween, the closest near-miss since 2006, according to NASA. … More