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Asteroid Bennu to Promise Pristine ET Material From Space, says NASA

As a NASA spacecraft gets ready for the historic moment to grab a sample from asteroid Bennu's surface on October 20, this pristine remnant...

Scientists: Asteroid Heading Towards Earth May Actually be a Rocket

A scientist from the U.S. space agency says what was thought to be a small asteroid heading towards Earth may actually be a 54-year-old...

Scientists Hopeful for Signs of Life on Asteroid Bennu

As a NASA spacecraft gets ready for the historic moment to grab a sample from asteroid Bennu's surface on October 20, scientists on the...

Salty Water Present Beneath the Surface of Dwarf Planet Ceres: NASA

The U.S. space agency, NASA says that says it believes it has discovered salty water beneath the surface of the dwarf planet, Ceres, in...

Americans Want NASA to Focus More on Asteroid Impacts, Less on Getting to Mars

Americans would rather have NASA closely monitor asteroids and comets that could crash into Earth than send an astronaut to the moon or Mars. An...

NASA Planning Asteroid Impact Exercise Next Week

Aimed at effective disaster management, NASA and its international partners are planning to participate in an exercise that will play out a realistic —...

Japan’s Hayabusa2 Spacecraft Drops Explosive Design to Make Crater on Asteroid

Japan's space agency said its Hayabusa2 spacecraft successfully dropped an explosive designed to make a crater on an asteroid and collect its underground samples...

“It Is A More Rugged Surface Than We Predicted,” NASA’s Plan to Scoop Up Dirt from Asteroid Hits Complication

NASA's plan to scoop up dirt and gravel from an asteroid has hit a snag, but scientists say they can overcome it. The asteroid Bennu...

NASA’s Space Probe ‘Dawn’ To Return Due To Lack of Key Fuel

After 11 years of gathering breathtaking imagery, and performing unprecedented feats of spacecraft engineering, Dawn -- NASA's space probe for the asteroid belt --...

A Japanese Space Explorer Arrives At An Asteroid

A Japanese space explorer arrived at an asteroid Wednesday after a 3 1/2-year journey and now begins its real work of trying to blow...

Dinosaur-killing asteroid could hold the cure for cancer

London: A 10-km wide asteroid that wiped out dinosaurs when it crashed into earth over 65 million years ago contains a rare metal — iridium...

NASA’s Asteroid-chasing Spacecraft Osiris-Rex Swinging by Earth on Way to Space Rock

Cape Canaveral, Sep 23, 2017: NASA's asteroid-chasing spacecraft is swinging by Earth on its way to a space rock. Launched a year ago, Osiris-Rex will pass...

NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM) likely to bring astronauts closer to Mars

The agency plans to announce the specific asteroid selected for the mission no earlier than 2019, approximately a year before launching the robotic...

NASA captures peanut-shaped asteroid that passed Earth

Washington: NASA scientists have captured a peanut-shaped asteroid that approached close to Earth last weekend. The next time an asteroid will approach Earth this...

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