Thursday, March 4, 2021
An asteroid given the tag 2020 XU6 is gearing up for a near Earth approach. The space rock is hurtling through the solar system, and will come near Earth in the coming weeks. 2020 XU6 is a staggering 213...
You might want to mark your calender on March 21, 2021 because at around 11:03 a.m. ET a gigantic asteroid, 231937 (2001 FO32), is going to go skimming by Earth at a speed of about 21 miles per second.Why, yes,...
After all of the weirdness that we have witnessed over the past year, it just wouldn’t feel right if something strange didn’t happen on Inauguration Day.  And right on cue, NASA is telling us that six asteroids will make...
On January 3 2021, a space rock is set to swing by the orbit of our planet in what NASA is describing as a "near Earth" passing. The asteroid is known as 2020 YA1, and at 16 meters wide,...
Samples from the Ryugu asteroid were dropped from space into the Australian desert by the Hayabusa-2 space probe earlier this month Researchers hope the material will shed light on the formation of the universe and perhaps offer clues...
An asteroid roughly the size of a Ford F-150 flew less than 300 miles away from Earth last week, setting a record for the closest-known asteroid to fly past the planet without hitting it, NASA announced.According to the Center for Near-Earth Studies (CNEOS), the...
Apophis, named after the God of Chaos, could potentially hit Earth in 2068. The potential strike would be equivalent to 880 million tons of trinitrotoluene (TNT) exploding at one time.Astronomer Dave Tholen and his colleagues have confirmed the detection of...
Scientists recently spotted an asteroid on a direct collision course to Earth — projected to hit a day before the presidential elections in November.The flying space object, known as 2018VP1, is expected on Nov. 2, according to the Center...
An asteroid the size of an SUV flew closer to the Earth than any other space rock on record Sunday morning — but luckily did not make impact with the planet, NASA said.The asteroid — dubbed 2020 QG —...
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has observed an asteroid that is going to pass by the Earth. The more concerning thing here is the fact that it will pass at a closer distance than the moon. This...

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