A seemingly regular asteroid turns out to be double trouble as scientists found it is actually a binary system of two objects orbiting each other. This is only the fourth equal mass binary system ever recorded.
Prepare for the International Asteroid Day, which not only marks a devastating asteroid event in 1908 but also encourages awareness of near-Earth objects, their awe-inspiring dangers, and what can be done to minimize the risks from these space rocks.
Scientists finally solved the mystery of 'Oumuamua. The first known interstellar space rock, which hurtled past the sun in 2017, now has a confirmed identity as a comet, despite its flat and tailless appearance.
An asteroid larger than a football field is speeding toward Earth, and it's expected to whiz past just a hair's breadth away on Tuesday, May 15. It will be Earth's closest ever encounter to a space rock this size.
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.
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.
NASA and FEMA conducted a dry run on what steps to take if a killer asteroid heads towards the Earth.
NASA cataloged about 15,000 asteroids near Earth and some them may have a tendency to hit the planet in the future.
A scientists recently issued a warning saying that devastating asteroids could hit the Earth without warning.