The closest one should pass around the same distance the Moon orbits at… The 2020 US Presidential election was really a wild ride, huh? Well, strap in because it’s not over yet… NASA’s Center for Near Earth Object Studies reported that six pieces of space rock will be passing by our planet today…More about this […]Read More Six asteroids to pass close to Earth today, says NASA
kiss your family hug them NASA, other space agencies, astronomers and even hobbyists spend a lot of time on searching the sky for these so-called near Earth objects (NEOs). They try to deduce their orbit as accurately as possible. Astronomers then rank the objects by impact probability and put them onto a list. You can […]Read More Will an Asteroid Hit Earth in 2022?
A rotating mosaic of asteroid Bennu, composed of images captured by NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft over a four-hour period on December 2, 2018.NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona…More about this article in the link below… https://www.businessinsider.in/science/news/the-asteroid-nasa-just-landed-on-turns-out-to-be-hollow-with-a-large-void-at-its-center-it-may-be-spinning-itself-to-death-/amp_articleshow/79114190.cmsRead More The asteroid NASA just landed on turns out to be hollow, with a large ‘void’ at its center. It may be spinning itself to death. – Business Insider India
U.S. space agency NASA has captured a rare asteroid the size of Massachusetts orbiting between Mars and Jupiter – valued at $10,000 quadrillion. A metallic rarity,16 Psyche was discovered back in 1852 with NASA’s Hubble Telescope finally offering citizens of Earth a closer glimpse. https://www.dailysabah.com/life/science/nasa-captures-rare-asteroid-worth-70000-times-world-economyRead More NASA captures rare asteroid worth 70,000 times world economy | Daily Sabah
The Lockheed Martin-built OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has been orbiting asteroid Bennu for two years, studying its composition and features. Now, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx will collect a sample of Bennu’s regolith and then return it to Earth in 2023 for in-person scientific study…More about this article in video below…Read More Watch “OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft to Collect NASA’s First Asteroid Sample” on YouTube
NASA’s first mission to return a sample NASA’s first mission to return a sample from an ancient asteroid arrived at its target, the asteroid Bennu, on Dec. 3, 2018. This mission, the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer, or OSIRIS-REx, is a seven-year long voyage set to conclude upon the delivery to Earth of at […]Read More Ten Things to Know About Bennu
A meeting between OSIRIS-REx and Bennu will mark the first NASA mission to collect material from the surface of an asteroid. This mission is also a labor of love for researchers around the globe who invested years of their lives into the historic mission… More about this article in the link below… https://thenextweb.com/syndication/2020/10/15/nasas-robot-is-about-to-land-on-asteroid-bennu-to-unlock-the-secrets-of-life/amp/Read More NASA’s robot is about to land on asteroid Bennu to unlock the secrets of life
The asteroid, which is being studied by NASA’s OSIRIS-REx, shows some surprising activity on its surface, and scientists are beginning to understand what might be causing it. When NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft arrived at asteroid (101955) Bennu, mission scientists knew that their spacecraft was orbiting something special. Not only was the boulder-strewn asteroid shaped like a rough diamond, […]Read More Strange Activity on Asteroid Bennu Had NASA Baffled – “Definitely Surprised Us” – SciTechDaily
Meteorite material presumed to be devoid of water because it formed in the dry inner Solar System appears to have contained sufficient hydrogen to have delivered to Earth at least three times the mass of water in its oceans, a new study shows… More about this topic here in the link below… https://scitechdaily.com/earth-should-be-dry-an-unexpected-meteorite-discovery-reveals-the-origin-of-earths-vast-oceans/amp/Read More Earth Should Be Dry – An Unexpected Meteorite Discovery Reveals the Origin of Earth’s Vast Oceans – SciTechDaily
A car-sized asteroid called 2018 VP1 will swing past Earth on November 2, the day before Election Day 2020. Fortunately, 2018 VP1 has a 0.41 percent chance of entering Earth’s atmosphere. It would likely burn up anyway. Researchers discovered the asteroid in 2018 using telescopes at the Zwicky Transient Facility in California… Another world Ender More about this doomsday […]Read More Election Day Asteroid: Is an Asteroid Really Hitting Earth Nov 2?