1. RohanM

    Big asteroid swinging by Earth has its own moon

    Astronomers getting their first close-up glimpse of a giant asteroid about to whiz by Earth found a surprise bonus rock. A smaller moon asteroid is circling the larger space rock, an unusual but not unheard of space phenomenon. The larger 1.7 mile-wide rock named Asteroid 1998 QE2 will be the...
  2. Vyom

    Asteroid named "2012 DA14" to pass close by Earth tonight (15-16 Feb 2013)

    Asteroid 2012 DA14 to pass close by Earth tonight, scientists rule out possibility of collision Source:
  3. Desmond

    Asteroid mining to become reality by 2015

    I came across this article wherein a so called Deep Space Industries are planning to set up a fleet of spacecrafts to mine ASTEROIDS. Never thought this would happen during my lifetime :D
  4. Vyom

    Treat for sky gazers: Asteroids to Pass By very Close to Earth on Monday

    Close Encounter: Asteroid to kiss the earth on Monday
  5. naveen_reloaded

    Scientists say asteroid may hit Mars

    Mars could be in for an asteroid hit. A newly discovered hunk of space rock has a 1 in 75 chance of slamming into the Red Planet on Jan. 30, scientists said Thursday. "These odds are extremely unusual. We frequently work with really long odds when we track ... threatening asteroids," said...
  6. anandk

    Asteroid on collision path with Earth

    The United Nations will shortly be asked to take on a new and unfamiliar mission - to save the Earth, not from drought, war or disease, but from the cataclysm that could occur following a direct hit by an asteroid. A group of former astronauts and cosmonauts is warning that at least one...
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