Astronomers have been watching the asteroid slowly break apart over the past year.
The Hubble Space Telescope has discovered a six-tailed asteroid in the asteroid belt between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Scientists say they’ve never seen anything like it. Incredibly, the comet-like tails change shape as the asteroid sheds dust. The streams have occurred over several months.
Scientists say a large asteroid came near to Earth in September and will return in 2032.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (CBS Tampa) – If some astronomers are right, humans might go the way of the dinosaurs in 866 years. Scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory say an asteroid over half-a-mile wide could be […]
According to a recent study, scientist say planets in a solar system over 100 light years from Earth can sustain life.
A team of NASA researchers believe that asteroids could be used to excavate and produce raw materials using industrial machinery in space.
Surrounded by engineers, NASA chief Charles Bolden inspected a prototype spacecraft engine that could power an audacious mission to lasso an asteroid and tow it closer to Earth for astronauts to explore.
NASA is planning for a robotic spaceship to lasso a small asteroid and park it near the moon for astronauts to explore, a top senator revealed Friday.
A 150-foot asteroid hurtled toward Earth’s backyard, destined Friday to make the closest known flyby for a rock of its size.