It was the size of a bowling ball but exploded like 440 pounds of TNT… https://www.space.com/amp/vermont-meteor-explodes-march-2021Read More Meteor explodes over Vermont with the force of 440 pounds of TNT | Space
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
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?
Experts had confirmed a bright green glow which shot across the sky in WA was likely a meteor. Video filmed by locals in Port Hedland, in the state’s Pilbara region, showed the sky lit up with the ominous green object. The ominous glow was also seen by people in parts of Victoria and South Australia. […]Read More WA asteroid green glow seen shooting across Port Hedland sky was ‘asteroid’
Another comet – comet SWAN – is creating a buzz. There’ve been some amazing long-exposure photos of it. Will you be able to see it? Maybe, but conditions are challenging. Charts and more here. https://earthsky.org/space/comet-c-2020-f8-swan-how-to-see-chartsRead More Will you see comet SWAN? | Space | EarthSky
Want to see something cool? Just check out the sky starting Wednesday because, according to a Better Homes and Gardens story, Comet SWAN will be visible in the night sky… Read more about the Comet in link… https://www.pennlive.com/daily-buzz/2020/05/keep-an-eye-on-the-sky-before-sunrise-as-comet-swan-nears-report.htmlRead More Keep an eye on the sky before sunrise as Comet SWAN nears: report
Halley’s Comet is bringing A meteor shower that will peak tonight!!! Full moon will be May 7. That means there’s an exceedingly narrow window of true darkness between moonset and dawn now. Monday and/or Tuesday morning will be the peak mornings of the Eta Aquariid meteor shower. The meteors will be flying, but moonlight will […]Read More All you need to know: Eta Aquariid meteors | Astronomy Essentials | EarthSky