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).
NASA moves forward with Asteroid Redirect Mission by testing its robotic capture system prototype with a mock asteroid boulder.
NASA's asteroid-detecting tool called Scout proved its worth when it managed to detect a speeding asteroid and predict its path during testing.
Scientists found that a large metallic asteroid called 16 Psyche may contain water on its surface, with data from NASA’s Infrared Telescope Facility.
The European Space Agency (ESA) will use optical communications – using lasers to signal across space – to deliver scientific discoveries from space to Earth.
The European Space Agency (ESA) has begun the second phase of its PANGAEA field training for the astronauts’ future missions to the Red Planet.
A scientists recently issued a warning saying that devastating asteroids could hit the Earth without warning.
A team of scientists has identified the first-ever evidence of a comet colliding with planet Earth about 56 millions of years ago, suggesting that the catastrophic event could have lead to an abrupt warming period or Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM) on Earth.
Scientists believe that understanding the mysterious impact crater on the surface of Martian moon Phobos will greatly benefit and help protect the Earth from future asteroid impacts.