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NASA confirms 1,000-foot asteroid will break into Earth's orbit soon

NASA has confirmed that a 'potentially hazardous' asteroid that's expected to be worth $5 billion will approach Earth very soon.

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Here's how to see 2021's best comet, a once-in-a-lifetime sighting

What is being described as 'likely to be 2021's best comet, and its brightest comet by year's end' will soon pass by Earth.

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Huge asteroid to approach Earth very soon, 'potentially hazardous'

An asteroid larger than a typical space rock will be approaching Earth soon, and it's classified as 'potentially hazardous'.

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Fiery space rock filmed lighting up the night sky over many US states

Many people across several US states recently spotted a fireball entering Earth's atmosphere, with people catching it on film.

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NASA drops number of asteroids near Earth, and what hasn't been found

NASA has posted a new video that's a part of its Planetary Defense series that reveals what NASA knows about asteroids and comets.

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Earth's water may have come from the Sun and space rocks

A team of researchers may have discovered where Earth got its earliest water by analyzing samples acquired from an asteroid.

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Comet to approach Earth very soon, first visit for about 70,000 years

A comet that hasn't approached Earth for about 70,000 years is going to come relatively close to Earth soon. Mark your calendars.

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NASA says it will crash into an asteroid, explains why it's important

NASA has said that it will be crashing a spacecraft into an asteroid and explained why the results are from the test are important.

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NASA's asteroid redirection test launch, SpaceX drops shocking photos

NASA recently launched its Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) with SpaceX's Falcon 9 launch vehicle. Here are some photos.

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NASA's asteroid collision test all hinges on these 60 critical minutes

NASA is about to launch a spacecraft directly towards an asteroid, and the success of the mission depends on the last 60 minutes.

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Man finds rock, thinks it's gold, it ends up being far more valuable

A man armed with a metal detector found a heavy rock back in 2015 and thought it was gold. It turned out to be much more valuable.

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NASA will launch its asteroid-deflecting spacecraft soon, watch here

NASA will launch its very first planetary defense mission later this week, where it will crash a spacecraft into an asteroid.

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Will the asteroid NASA is about to slam into cause problems for Earth?

NASA are planning on colliding a small spacecraft into an asteroid in hopes of changing its orbit. Is this asteroid dangerous?

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NASA reveals chances of an asteroid hitting Earth in next 100 years

A NASA expert has revealed the chances of a moderately sized asteroid impacting Earth within the next one hundred years.

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NASA experts reveal the chances of spotting an asteroid before impact

NASA experts working on the Double Asteroid Redirection Test have answered some public questions about asteroids impacting Earth.

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Comet makes its closest approach to Earth, will leave for 200 years

A famous comet has made its closest approach to Earth in November 2021 and won't come close to our planet for 200 years.

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Researchers discover origins of strange object that's orbiting Earth

The origins for the mysterious quasi-satellite that orbits the Sun with Earth may have been found, 'It's a kind of missing piece'.

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NASA drops warning for this massive asteroid fast-approaching Earth

NASA has warned that an asteroid around the size of the Eiffel Tower is approaching Earth, and it's 'potentially hazardous'.

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NASA expert answers 'when was the last time an asteroid hit Earth?'

A NASA expert has answered the burning question, 'When was the last time an asteroid hit Earth?'. The answer may surprise you.

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Scientists were unaware of the asteroid that just barely missed Earth

Scientists and researchers were unaware of the space rock that just barely missed Earth's surface. There was no advanced warning.

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Earth's first asteroid deflection attempt will launch very soon

NASA will be launching the world's first attempt at deflecting an asteroid very soon as the space agency locks in the launch date.

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NASA scientist answers, 'What if an asteroid were going to hit Earth?'

A NASA scientist that is a planetary defense expert has answered this question: 'What if an asteroid were going to hit Earth?'

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Asteroid makes extremely close approach to Earth, NASA confirms

NASA has confirmed the existence of an asteroid coming extremely close to Earth. It passed cleanly between Earth and the Moon.

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Life-threatening asteroids could be sliced and diced, says new study

A recently published study has proposed a new method of planetary defense that would explode an asteroid on track to hit Earth.

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NASA's ancient asteroid inspecting spacecraft 'Lucy' has glitched

NASA has announced that its Lucy spacecraft that was recently launched has experienced a glitch with one of its solar arrays.

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Asteroids 500+ feet in diameter are fast-approaching Earth very soon

NASA's asteroid tracker indicates that a series of asteroids larger than the Great Pyramid of Giza will be approaching Earth.

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Biggest comet ever discovered is approaching Earth, arrival date found

Astronomers located what could be the largest comet ever discovered and found that it's heading towards Earth from deep space.

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Meteorite crashes through woman's roof nearly killing her, 'explosion'

A woman was awoken by her dog barking and was shocked to find out how close a meteorite was to nearly killing her in her sleep.

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Prize asteroid near Earth studied, found to be worth trillions

Researchers have published a new study that details an asteroid located near Earth that would be worth trillions if mined.

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NASA will collide a spacecraft into an asteroid at 15,000 mph

NASA locked in a launch date for when the space agency will launch a spacecraft that'll collide with an asteroid at 15,000 mph.

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Study finds nuking an asteroid could prevent a surprise apocalypse

A new study has found that nuking an asteroid is 'very effective' at stopping its collision with Earth, preventing an apocalypse.

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New spacecraft to travel between Mars and Jupiter to land on asteroid

A space agency is planning to launch a new space probe that will journey to a location between Mars and Jupiter for a landing.

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There's an asteroid worth $11 trillion located near Earth

A new study has detailed an asteroid that could potentially contain $11 trillion worth of precious metals, and it's near Earth.

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Two asteroids traveling at 21,000 mph will approach Earth very soon

NASA reports that two asteroids traveling around 21,000 mph will be making a relatively close approach with Earth very soon.

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Largest comet ever discovered is heading our way, arrival time found

A new study has estimated the arrival time for the largest comet that has ever been discovered, comet Bernardinelli-Bernstein.

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NASA says these asteroids hold the clues to the solar system's origin

NASA explained that these certain asteroids hold secrets about the origin of our solar system as they are billions of years old.

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Blazing visitor from space spotted flying across night sky in US

More than eighty people have reported seeing a blazing visitor from space streak across the night sky over the United States.

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Warehouse-sized asteroid detected day after its close pass with Earth

Reports indicate that asteroid 2021 SG is estimated to be around the size of a warehouse and passed Earth without anyone knowing.

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Biggest meteor to hit Earth cost millions in damages, 1200+ injured

The biggest space object to enter Earth's atmosphere since 1908 caused millions in damages and injured more than 1,200 people.

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Asteroid three times Statue of Liberty is fast-approaching Earth today

NASA's database says an asteroid that could be three to six times the size of the Statue of Liberty is fast approaching Earth.

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NASA's futuristic electric propulsion will power the 'Psyche' mission

NASA's solar electric propulsion system will be powering the spacecraft that will be inspecting the asteroid called 'Psyche'.

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Amateur astronomer captures magical moment of fiery death on Jupiter

A Brazilian amateur astronomer has captured a magical moment while viewing Jupiter as a space rock met its fiery demise on video.

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This 'dog-bone' shaped asteroid challenges our solar system knowledge

A senior astronomer has said the 'dog-bone' shaped asteroid named 'Kleopatra' challenges our understanding of the solar system.

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NASA updates the odds of a dangerous asteroid colliding with Earth

NASA recently updated the odds of a collision with Earth, one of the two most hazardous objects floating around our solar system.

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There's a 'dog-bone' shaped asteroid out in space, best images here

A team of astronomers have used the Very Large Telescope to take the best images so far of the 'dog bone' shaped astroid.

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'Potentially hazardous' asteroid traveling 21,000 mph towards Earth

NASA has classified an asteroid traveling towards Earth at 21,000 mph, that'll arrive this month, as 'potentially hazardous'.

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'Fizzing' asteroid that behaves like a comet found by astronomers

Researchers have put forward an answer to why the asteroid named Phaethon is exhibiting comet-like activity in a new study.

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Will an asteroid ever hit Earth? Answered by a NASA scientist

An asteroid lining up with Earth could be completely catastrophic for life here, but will an asteroid such as this happen?

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NASA moves closer to launching its 'asteroid deflecting' spacecraft

NASA is moving closer to the launch of its spacecraft called DART that is destined to collide with an asteroid at 15,000 mph.

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Fastest-orbiting asteroid that we know of has just been found

Astronomers have located what is now believed to be the fastest-orbiting asteroid in our solar system, it's called 2021 PH27.

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