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Giant Asteroid from Ancient Solar System to Fly Past Earth on March 21
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Giant Asteroid from Ancient Solar System to Fly Past Earth on March 21

This month will be marked by the closest approach of the largest asteroid that will pass near our planet in…
Scary Image of Massive Asteroid Dubbed “God of Chaos” Captured as it Heads Our Way
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Scary Image of Massive Asteroid Dubbed “God of Chaos” Captured as it Heads Our Way

Apophis has been one of the most-watched asteroids in recent years due to the potential danger of a collision with…
Japan Reveals The First Image Оf Alien Samples Recovered From Distant Asteroid
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Japan Reveals The First Image Оf Alien Samples Recovered From Distant Asteroid

The team of the Japanese space mission “Hayabusa2”, which performed a two-way flight from Earth to asteroid Ryugu between 2014…
Will Asteroid Apophis Collide With Earth in the Near Future? Here’s What we Know
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Will Asteroid Apophis Collide With Earth in the Near Future? Here’s What we Know

Not a week goes by without another prophecy about the end of the world or news confirming the approach of…
NASA Spacecraft Gathers Enough Surface Material From Asteroid 320 Million Km Away
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NASA Spacecraft Gathers Enough Surface Material From Asteroid 320 Million Km Away

NASA has recently managed to successfully land—for a few seconds—a spacecraft on the surface of an asteroid some 320 million…
Here’s the Video of a NASA Spacecraft Landing on an Asteroid 320 Million Km Away
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Here’s the Video of a NASA Spacecraft Landing on an Asteroid 320 Million Km Away

The OSIRIS-REx mission has proven once again that when humankind sets out to do something and works hard towards that…
NASA Spacecraft Successfully Lands on Asteroid 324 Million Km Away Gathering Soil Samples
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NASA Spacecraft Successfully Lands on Asteroid 324 Million Km Away Gathering Soil Samples

NASA has achieved yet another fascinating historical milestone as the OSIRIS-REx mission managed to successfully land on the surface of…
A NASA Spacecraft Is About To Land on an Asteroid 334 Million Kilometers From Earth
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A NASA Spacecraft Is About To Land on an Asteroid 334 Million Kilometers From Earth

The countdown has begun for NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission to land on asteroid Bennu, a massive space rock zooming through the…
Asteroid That Probably Caused the Tunguska 1908 Explosion Could Still Orbit the Sun
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Asteroid That Probably Caused the Tunguska 1908 Explosion Could Still Orbit the Sun

New research attributes the absence of debris from the asteroid that may have caused the large 1908 explosion over Tunguska…
Video: Spacecraft Lands on Asteroid 300 Million Kilometers Away
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Video: Spacecraft Lands on Asteroid 300 Million Kilometers Away

An asteroid measuring approximately one kilometer in diameter called Ryugu (officially designated 162173 Ryugu) was visited by a spacecraft from…
A Bus-Sized Asteroid No One Saw Coming Got Too Close For Comfort
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A Bus-Sized Asteroid No One Saw Coming Got Too Close For Comfort

No one saw the bus-sized asteroid (2020 JJ) coming until it flew just past us, some 4,350 miles (7,000 kilometers)…
Potentially Hazardous Asteroid To Safely Pass Earth on Wednesday
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Potentially Hazardous Asteroid To Safely Pass Earth on Wednesday

An asteroid that appears to be wearing a protective mask as it travels across the solar system is set to…
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Takes Close-Up Video Of Asteroid Bennu 100 Million Kilometers Away
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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Takes Close-Up Video Of Asteroid Bennu 100 Million Kilometers Away

NASA has released images (vide) of its first flyby test of the sample collection event on asteroid Bennu, an asteroid…
A 4-Kilometer-Wide Asteroid Will Zoom Past Earth in April 2020
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A 4-Kilometer-Wide Asteroid Will Zoom Past Earth in April 2020

There’s a massive asteroid heading our way, and it will get here in April 2020. Luckily for us, the asteroid…
Japan Bombed An Asteroid 300 Million Kilometers Away, Here’s What They Found
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Japan Bombed An Asteroid 300 Million Kilometers Away, Here’s What They Found

The Japanese national Space Agency (JAXA) made its Hayabusa-2 spacecraft—in orbit around Ryugu—bomb the asteroid orbiting the sun at around…
One of the Brightest and Largest Potentially Hazardous Asteroids to Pass Safely Past Earth
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One of the Brightest and Largest Potentially Hazardous Asteroids to Pass Safely Past Earth

No, the asteroid will not impact Earth and presents no direct threat to mankind. The asteroid which is believed to…
An Asteroid That Recently Zipped Past Earth Was Accompanied by a Strange “Satellite”
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An Asteroid That Recently Zipped Past Earth Was Accompanied by a Strange “Satellite”

Last week, an asteroid known as 2020 BX12 zipped past Earth. As it made its way past Earth—at a safe…
Global Reset 12,800 Years Ago: Scientists Find Evidence of Mass Extinction by Asteroid
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Global Reset 12,800 Years Ago: Scientists Find Evidence of Mass Extinction by Asteroid

Some 12,8000 years ago, when relatively developed ancient cultures already populated the Earth, our planet went through a kind of…
7 Amazing Surface Close-Up Images of Asteroid Located 300 Million km Away
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7 Amazing Surface Close-Up Images of Asteroid Located 300 Million km Away

Asteroid Ryugu, formally identified as 162173 Ryugu, provisional designation 1999 JU3, is a potentially hazardous asteroid of the Apollo Group. The…
Here’s are 4 Stunning Close-Up Image of an Asteroid 300 Million Kilometers Away
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Here’s are 4 Stunning Close-Up Image of an Asteroid 300 Million Kilometers Away

Update; December 21, 2020. The Hayabusa2 spacecraft has delivered asteroid surface samples back to Earth. The spacecraft is currently en-route…
A Weird Asteroid With its Own Moon is Heading Towards Earth
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A Weird Asteroid With its Own Moon is Heading Towards Earth

There’s a weird asteroid that has its very own moon heading towards Earth. Classified as a “potentially hazardous asteroid” the…
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