Samples of an asteroid are headed back to Earth, a key prelaunch milestone for the Webb space telescope, and adding a third dimension to some cool imagery … a few Continue Reading
With rubble from an asteroid tucked inside, a NASA spacecraft fired its engines and began the long journey back to Earth on Monday, leaving the ancient space rock in its Continue Reading
NASA’S OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft departs from asteroid Bennu with samples that will return to earth by 2023.
A NASA asteroid probe is due to begin its return to Earth today. The space agency says it will take around 2 and a half years for the OSIRIS-REX to Continue Reading
Join us live at 4 p.m. EDT, Mon., May 10, as our OSIRIS-REx mission bids farewell to near-Earth asteroid Bennu. At 4:16 p.m., the spacecraft will fire its main thrusters Continue Reading
NASA warns not even a nuclear bomb would stop a giant asteroid heading for Earth. In a simulated exercise, U.S. and European scientists were told they had six months to Continue Reading