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Japan Release Images From Asteroid Landers

Japan Release Images From Asteroid Landers After spending a couple days nervously tracking an asteroid, the Japanese Space Agency launched two rovers on Friday. The success of ...

September 24, 2018 at 12:24 pm by
NASA To Deploy 10 SmallSat Missions to Explore Solar System

NASA To Deploy 10 SmallSat Missions to Explore Solar System

NASA plans to launch 10 ambitious projects that will explore the various celestial bodies our solar system. These missions usually cost a lot more as they required the launch ...

March 27, 2017 at 11:41 pm by

NASA Launches Four New Teams to Explore Solar System

With recent discoveries like the seven Earth-like exoplanets found orbiting a distant star, it can be easy to forget that our own, humble Solar system is vast, exotic domain ...

March 21, 2017 at 7:02 am by

NASA Plans Quadrillion-Dollar Asteroid Mining Mission

NASA has unveiled an ambitious plan to voyage to one of our most intriguing local, metal-rich asteroids. 16 Psyche is located within the Solar system – one of many asteroids ...

January 16, 2017 at 6:30 pm by

Russia Has Plans to Nuke Asteroids

We’ve seen the movies. I’m thinking about the one with Bruce Willis in, the asteroid hurtling towards earth and a timer that just won’t stop ticking. I am ...

January 19, 2016 at 7:33 pm by
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NASA Forms Task Force to Defend the Planet from Asteroids

NASA is preparing to be able to prevent one of the few existential threats to our planet and humanity: giant asteroids. To this end, they have formerly re-designated the ...

January 13, 2016 at 5:00 am by

Mine An Asteroid and Its Yours – You Just Have to Get There First

We have known for a long while that the resources we have on Earth and under it, are limited. With an expanding population and growing lifespan, it’s becoming more and ...

November 11, 2015 at 9:00 am by

Scientists Will Move an Asteroid off Course as Part of a Test

It’s happened before and it will definitely happen again sometime in the planet’s future. I’m talking about an asteroid impact, of course, the like of which ...

October 3, 2015 at 2:54 pm by

Super Rich Asteroid Expected To Pass By Earth

A mega rich asteroid is expected to pass Earth this Sunday (July 19th) which is both extremely large and is also the richest known asteroid is space. The gigantic rock is ...

July 19, 2015 at 5:00 pm by

Astronauts Might Be Able to Play with Lasers from the International Space Station Soon

According to ScienceDirect, a few researchers have come up with a plan to turn the International Space Station into a defence system against asteroids or other ‘orbiting ...

April 18, 2015 at 3:58 pm by

NASA Building Largest Rocket of All Time, Will Launch in 2018

NASA are cooking up something big, very big! The simple-named Space Launch System, a 384 feet tall rocket, the biggest ever created. To put this into perspective the Saturn V ...

September 2, 2014 at 9:59 am by

Massive Asteroid To Pass Earth Next Week And You Can Watch It Via Webcam

A massive asteroid (2000 EM26) will be passing earth on the 17th of February, and while it’s still 0.018 AU away from the earth it is classed as a ‘potentially ...

February 15, 2014 at 9:00 am by

Space Drilling Could Become Reality In Less Than 5 Years, First Stop… The Moon?

If I am to know my geography right, we have plenty of water as it is on our planet. However, a Sudbury-based company in Ontario, Canada, has developed a space drill which ...

February 1, 2014 at 11:00 pm by

Asteroid Could Collide With Earth, But Not Until 2880 Say Scientists

There’s nothing like a good apocalyptic news story to get you intrigued, but thankfully we are not the bringers of doom today. Cleveland Leader reports that Scientists ...

October 13, 2013 at 8:30 pm by

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