Tuesday, 18 April 2017 An asteroid more than a quarter mile (400 meters) wide will pass close to Earth on Wednesday, zooming by at a distance of just over a million miles (1.8 million km), but with no chance of impact, according to NASA scientists.
Smaller asteroids routinely make closer passes to Earth, but 2014 J025, discovered in May 2014, will...
NASA’s Osiris-Rex, launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida in 2016, has travelled over 1.3 billion km since, orbiting the sun for a year and hurtling past... IndiaTimes - SportsAlso reported by •BGR India
Throwing paint at an asteroid could stop it from destroying the earth. NASA scientists suggest changing the color on one side of an asteroid could keep it from hitting the earth, by changing its.. Source: NowThis News -
An asteroid the size of the Empire State building, named Bennu, is currently hurtling towards our planet, and while the chance of it actually colliding with us is slim, NASA is getting ready. Just in.. Source: IGN - Affiliate -
An astroid might be colliding with Earth on Sept. 25, 2135 "Bennu" has a 1-in-2,700 chance in hitting our planet, that is a very slim chance But scientists feel the threat is real enough that they have.. Source: NYDN Wibbitz -
SPACE — NASA has come up with a plan to save us all should a large space rock ever hit the planet, and it's pretty straightforward: nuke it!
According to the Lawrence Livermore National.. Source: TomoNews US -
A large asteroid impacting the Earth would be a worldwide catastrophe. Government scientists have developed a plan for such an eventuality. The plan is to blow it up (or deflect its trajectory) with a.. Source: Wochit -