Had the extinction-level asteroid struck the planet in a different time and location, the outcome may have been different. If it landed in the ocean, dinosaurs could have survived.
A massive asteroid passed by Earth on April 19 and might be visible for a couple of days. This is the largest asteroid of its size to approach the planet.
A giant asteroid will approach the planet on April 19. It will fly very close that stargazers will be able to see it using small telescopes.
The Analemma Tower may be a new name for some people, however it is actually being pegged as the "world's tallest building."
Tsunamis could have stirred huge amounts of Martian ocean billions of years ago. A new study suggests that deposits discovered are remains of giant tsunamis caused by asteroid impacts.
New theory suggests that the Mars' moon Phobos might actually collapse one day and form set of rings around the red planet.
An extinction-level asteroid impact, one-third the size of the one that killed the dinosaur, may have caused the extinction of 35 species of animals and the obliteration of the Clovis Native American civilization.
A small asteroid passed by the Earth at a distance that's 20 times nearer compared to the moon. The close approach enabled experts to view the space rock from a telescope.
A peanut-sized asteroid bigger than the Empire State Building passed by the Earth. It did not pose any threat but experts warn that it may strike the Earth in the future.
The month of February is a colorful one for stargazers. Comets. planets and the brightest asteroid will be visible and could be spotted with binoculars.
An asteroid called Rerun just passed by Earth. The distance was 30 percent nearer than the moon's distance from the planet.
NASA approved a mission to observe and map a gigantic metallic asteroid called 16 Psyche. The asteroid is found between Mars and Jupiter.
Even more shocking is that no one saw it coming.
NASA will launch two new asteroid missions to find out more about the origin of the Solar System. The missions called Lucy and Psyche will launch in 2021 and 2023.