NASA’s first asteroid return mission OSIRIS-REx will be multitasking during its journey to asteroid Bennu and search for rare and elusive Trojan asteroids.
NASA says a comet strike on Earth could be more catastrophic and damaging than an asteroid strike.
NASA's OSIRIS-REx will be able to see asteroid Bennu using three robotic eyes. The images will be sent to Earth for analysis while scientists wait for asteroid samples to arrive on Earth in 2023.
The Japanese space agency’s Hayabusa 2 gears up for a trip to asteroid Ryugu to bring back asteroid samples to Earth for further studies.
NASA and FEMA conducted a dry run on what steps to take if a killer asteroid heads towards the Earth.
Are humans doomed? Stephen Hawking, the renowned physicist, thinks so. Hawking said that humanity will only have 1,000 years left, with an impending asteroid collision possibly wiping out humans by 3016.
The powerful asteroid that wiped off the dinosaurs on Earth 66 millions years ago caused the planet's surface to vaporize and act like a liquid, a new study reveals.
Sungrazers are comets that pass close to the sun. However, scientists found that minority of these sungrazers possess properties of asteroids.
NASA's Stratospheric Observation for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) will soon begin its 2017 observing campaign.
NASA and two institutions have renewed their search for Antarctic meteorites to learn more about the earliest building blocks of the solar system and Earth’s moon and neighboring planets.
NASA and FEMA performed an exercise to further enhance asteroid detection, the question now is, is the government prepared if an asteroid indeed hits the Earth?
The European Space Agency (ESA) is now entering the detailed definition phase of its Asteroid Impact Mission (AIM), which will be the first-ever mission to a binary asteroid system.
Psyche which is thought to be the a residue of a forming planet which was blasted off millions of years ago is situated 186 miles across and is thought to be composed of pure nickel-iron metal.
The 16-19 meter asteroid dubbed as 2016 VA passed just 58,600 miles (93,700 kilometers) from the surface of the Earth on the aforementioned date at 00:42 Universal Time (UT).