Asteroids


Killer Asteroids? The White House Has a Plan

Killer Asteroids? The White House Has a Plan

At the end of the year,  the White House very quietly released its Near-Earth Object Preparedness Strategy. The document i...

Jan 6 2017, 11:23am CST

NASA to Send Two Missions to Study Mysterious Asteroids in the Early Solar System

NASA to Send Two Missions to Study Mysterious Asteroids in the Early Solar System

NASAs two space missions will reveal information about metallic asteroids of the early solar system...

Jan 5 2017, 7:13am CST

NASA Selects Lucy and Psyche Missions to Explore Solar System's Asteroids

NASA Selects Lucy and Psyche Missions to Explore Solar System's Asteroids

Aiming to find important clues to the earliest history of the solar system, NASA has announced two missions -- one to explore...

Jan 5 2017, 2:16am CST

NASA Spacecraft Will Search for Trojan Asteroids Hidden Near Earth

NASA Spacecraft Will Search for Trojan Asteroids Hidden Near Earth

A New NASA Spacecraft OSIRIS-REx will hunt for Trojan Asteroids hiding near Earth's orbit...

Dec 20 2016, 4:22am CST

Mars’ Death Star Keeps Earth Safe From Asteroids

Mars’ Death Star Keeps Earth Safe From Asteroids

The largest moon surrounding Mars called Phobos, which resembles the Death Star from the film "Star Wars", is being s...

Oct 13 2016, 11:54am CDT

Deep Space Industries Want to Mine Asteroids by 2020

Deep Space Industries Want to Mine Asteroids by 2020

Deep Space Industries wants to perch its mission on an asteroid by the year 2020....

Aug 12 2016, 6:33am CDT

Asteroids Hitting Earth is a Real Threat

Asteroids Hitting Earth is a Real Threat

Scientists warn that our planet is at risk of being struck by an asteroid....

Jun 30 2016, 5:43am CDT

Missing Asteroids Mystery Solved

Missing Asteroids Mystery Solved

The enigma of asteroid destruction has been decoded. The NEOs supposedly disintegrate before they fall into the sun....

Feb 18 2016, 4:47am CST

Scientists Solve the Mystery of Missing Asteroids

Scientists Solve the Mystery of Missing Asteroids

Near-Earth Objects are destroyed much farther from the Sun than previously thought....

Feb 17 2016, 10:49pm CST

Russia is Upgrading Missiles to Shoot Down Asteroids

Russia is Upgrading Missiles to Shoot Down Asteroids

Russia will improve ICBMs to destroy asteroids in the future....

Feb 15 2016, 8:31pm CST

NASA Develops Comet Hitchhiker to Land on Comets and Asteroids

NASA Develops Comet Hitchhiker to Land on Comets and Asteroids

NASA has big plans for the future. It is in fact looking forward to sending its probes on piggyback rides on space comets....

Sep 3 2015, 7:59am CDT

Near-Earth Asteroids Are Key To Earliest Solar System History

Near-Earth Asteroids Are Key To Earliest Solar System History

Thousands of near-Earth asteroids (NEAs) circle us from almost every angle. But null Because a portion of these whirling planet...

Jun 30 2014, 4:51am CDT

Planetary Resources will mine Asteroids with Arkyd-100 Series Spaceships

Planetary Resources will mine Asteroids with Arkyd-100 Series Spaceships

Celebrity backed Planetary Resources announced plans to mine near earth Asteroid....

Apr 24 2012, 2:02pm CDT

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