asteroid

NASA will attempt to land a spacecraft on an asteroid for the first time next month in a bid to collect dust and rock samples and send them back to Earth NASA has pencilled in October 20 as the date it...

Asteroid the size of a BUS will fly by the Earth closer than the moon tomorrow – and can be seen with a 12-inch telescope Asteroid 2020 SW is set to pass by Earth just 13,000 miles from the surface The...

Fox News Flash top headlines for September 22 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. An asteroid will have an "extremely close encounter"...

NASA images of asteroid Bennu reveal ‘extremely bright’ chunks of another asteroid on the surface NASA spotted six odd boulders on the surface of asteroid Bennu The chunks range from five...

Fox News Flash top headlines for August 31 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. An asteroid wider than a basketball court is expected to fly past Earth...

Earth’s closest ever recorded fly-by: Asteroid the size of a CAR flew within 1,830 miles of our planet this weekend and NASA didn’t see it until AFTER it had happened Researchers have dubbed...

Study: Giant asteroid strike 13,000 years ago had ‘global consequences’ A giant asteroid hit earth 13,000 years ago and had ‘global consequences’ causing mass extinction and more. NASA...

Asteroid that slammed into Earth 66 million years ago DID wipe out the dinosaurs while volcanic eruptions from the Deccan Traps helped life recover, study shows Researchers looked at the Chicxulub asteroid...

Killer asteroids could be tied to smaller cosmic objects with cables to stop a catastrophic impact on Earth, study reveals Scientist work tirelessly to design a plan in the event an asteroid heads for...

Ancient asteroid impacts ‘created the building blocks of life’ on Earth – and possibly Mars too – seabed crater simulations reveal Researchers recreated the conditions found inside...

Skyscraper-sized asteroid travelling at 11,000mph will zip past Earth at a distance of 3.1 million miles this weekend The asteroid has been called 163348 (2002 NN4) and was first spotted in 2002 It will...

Bizarre ‘asteroid’ with a TAIL of gas spotted orbiting the Sun at the same distance as Jupiter turns out to be a comet ‘in disguise’ The asteroid was first spotted in 2019 and...

Did an asteroid create life on Earth? Scientists float theory after finding impact that wiped out the dinosaurs created a network of waterways 2,300ft below the crater Scientists took rock samples from...

Asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs 66million years ago crashed into Earth at ‘the deadliest possible angle’ of 60 degrees which maximised production of greenhouse gases Researchers led...

Asteroid the size of a VAN that went undetected by astronomers until the last moment comes within 9,000 miles of Earth in one of the closest flybys on record The object, called 2020 JJ, is relatively...

Asteroid half the size of Mount Everest is set to fly by Earth next week and an image shows the object ‘wearing a mask’ similar to the scientist observing it amid the coronavirus pandemic An...