NASA Decides To Capture Boulder, Not Whole AsteroidNASA's proposed mission would send a robotic spacecraft to remove a large boulder from an asteroid for later study by astronauts.
Huge Asteroid Passing By Earth Won't Do So Again For Next 200 YearsAn astronomical event will happen later this month that the world won’t see for the next 200 years.
NASA Inspector Blasts Asteroid Protection ProgramThe space agency's Inspector General warns the Near Earth Objects program needs to be better organized and managed, with a bigger staff.
NASA: Asteroid Will Pass 'Very Close' To Earth On SundayNASA announced that a small asteroid will safely pass "very close" to Earth on Sept. 7.
'Beast' Asteroid That Will Buzz By Earth Big Enough To Wipe Out A City
NASA Chief: Ultimate Goal Is "Boots On The Ground On Mars"Bolden says ambitious plan to capture an asteroid is just another step towards landing humans on the Red Planet.
Icy Rings Discovered Around AsteroidAstronomers stunned to find two icy rings around a non-planetary object.
NASA Offers Cash Rewards For Amateur Asteroid HuntersBurgeoning astronomers can can help NASA track near Earth objects.
Hubble Telescope Captures Shattering AsteroidAstronomers have been watching the asteroid slowly break apart over the past year.
Hubble Spots Strange Asteroid With 6 Tails Of DustThe 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.
Large Asteroid Just Missed Earth In Sept., Coming Back In 2032Scientists say a large asteroid came near to Earth in September and will return in 2032.
Asteroid Could Be On Collision Course With Earth...In 2880