Planetary Defense: NASA Launching First-Ever Test Mission To Redirect An AsteroidThis mission will give NASA valuable insight should we find ourselves on the brink of extinction one day in the future.
A Massachusetts-Sized Asteroid Named Psyche Is Worth An Estimated $10,000 QuadrillionIts value may be greater than the entire global economy.
NASA & FEMA Are Practicing What Would Happen If An Asteroid Hits EarthWhen it comes to extraterrestrial threats, you can never be too careful.
Small Asteroid Hits Earth's Atmosphere Just Hours After Astronomers Spot ItA small asteroid slammed into Earth's atmosphere on June 2 just a few hours after it was discovered racing toward the planet, according to NASA.
'BZ' Asteroid With Backward Orbit Is An Interstellar Immigrant, Scientists SayAn asteroid named "BZ" is the "first known permanent immigrant" to our solar system, a new study says.
'Lost' Asteroid To Pass Close To Earth Tuesday EveningAn asteroid that was lost by tracking satellites eight years ago has been spotted again as it prepares to make a close pass by the Earth.
Earth Has Near Miss With Asteroid Spotted Just Hours EarlierAn asteroid came alarmingly close to striking the Earth on April 15, just hours after the large space rock was spotted flying through the solar system.
Asteroid To Make Very Close Pass To Earth OvernightAn asteroid the size of a house is zipping by our planet early Thursday morning.
NASA To Explore Asteroid The Size Of MassachusettsScientists are hoping to learn more about how Earth and other planets in the system were formed by studying 16 Psyche's core.
Heads Up, Santa: Asteroid Flying Past Earth On Christmas EveA 3,600-foot asteroid is flying past Earth on Thursday, but there’s no reason for Santa or anyone on the planet to be alarmed.
Beyond The Forecast: Asteroid Will Pass By Earth On HalloweenAs if Halloween wasn’t scary enough, it’s the ultimate “trick-or-treat” this year as an asteroid roughly the size of a skyscraper will pass perilously close to Earth on October 31st.
Asteroid Comes 'Remarkably Close' To EarthWe had a close encounter with an asteroid Friday afternoon. Sort of.
Large Asteroid To Pass Close To Earth TonightThis is one of those stories that grabs everyone’s attention - an asteroid the size of an aircraft carrier is headed toward the Earth.
Bus-Sized Asteroid Misses Earth By About 7,500 MilesA 30-foot bus-sized space rock named 2011 MD, missed the Earth by a mere 7,500 miles on Monday.