Tag: asteroid

Five Asteroids Flew Past Earth Yesterday, 2 Bigger Than the Eiffel Tower

According to the Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS), five asteroids flew past our planet. Out of the five, two are bigger than the Eiffel Tower.

Spacecraft with Asteroid Cargo Coming Back on December 6th

The Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa2 is coming back to Earth with the collected samples on December 6th. Find out more.

NASA Touches Down on An Asteroid Successfully

NASA has confirmed that their probe has successfully reached the asteroid Bennu yesterday. Find out more.

Asteroid the Size of a Boeing 747 to Cross Earth’s Orbit Today

An asteroid is likely to cross Earth's orbit on Wednesday, 7th October 2020. 2020 RK2, will be at about a distance of 2,380,000 miles away from Earth.

Earth Discovers a Mini-Moon: New Report

According to reports published by the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Centre, the Earth has temporarily captured a mini-moon in its orbit.

Asteroid Orbiting the Sun Closer Than Venus: New Discovery

A new study has found an asteroid where it should not be. Find out what these means for our current methods of asteroid location prediction.

We Just Had A Close Encounter With A Blazing Asteroid

Recently, NASA released a statement about the asteroid 163348 (2002 NN4). It made a fly-by past Earth, thankfully at a safe distance.

Close-Up Of An Asteroid A Billion Miles Away

The New Horizons spacecraft made a flyby on New Year’s Day 2019, by an asteroid. The special...