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NASA confirms its perfectly on track to collide into an asteroid soon

NASA has said that its DART team has confirmed the orbit of the asteroid Dimorphos, locking in the trajectory of the DART spacecraft that's ready for colli.

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100+ killer asteroids hiding in plain sight have been found

A former NASA astronaut wants to protect Earth from killer asteroids and has developed a software tool to help defend from doom.

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NASA confirms largest asteroid of 2022 is approaching Earth right now

NASA's asteroid tracking database has confirmed that the largest asteroid of 2022 is currently making its approach to Earth.

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NASA detects asteroid size of a building making approach to Earth

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory asteroid detection system recorded a building-sized asteroid zoom past our planet on May 9.

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Meteorite pieces from 55,000 mph fireball discovered, NASA confirms

NASA confirmed the existence of a fireball that entered Earth's atmosphere and caused a sonic boom as it traveled 55,000 mph.

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NASA confirms a 55,000 mph fireball lit up the sky with a sonic boom

NASA has confirmed the existence of a fireball that entered Earth's atmosphere at 55,000 mph and caused a sonic boom to be heard.

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NASA confirms massive asteroid will approach Earth at 23,000 mph

NASA's Near-Earth Object Close Approach database has confirmed that tomorrow a large asteroid will be approaching Earth.

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NASA database confirms mile-wide asteroid will approach Earth in May

NASA's Center for Near-Earth Studies database has confirmed that a mile-wide asteroid will make a close approach to Earth.

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NASA confirms 1,000+ foot-wide asteroid will approach Earth this April

NASA's Center for Near-Earth Studies has revealed that one of the biggest space rocks of 2022 will approach Earth this month.

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NASA database confirms 600 foot-wide asteroid will approach Earth soon

An asteroid that is classified as 'potentially hazardous' will be making a close approach to Earth very soon, according to NASA.

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Asteroid found hours before approaching Earth, orbit switched forever

An astronomer at the Konkoly Observatory discovered Asteroid 2022 FD1 just before it was due to make a close approach to Earth.

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NASA spots bus-sized asteroid fast-approaching Earth

NASA is currently tracking an asteroid that is approximately the size of a bus as it makes a very close approach with Earth.

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Crater of the largest impact on Earth in last 100,000 years found

Researchers have discovered the largest crater on Earth that formed within the last 100,000 years, according to a new study.

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NASA says there's a 4,000 foot-wide asteroid approaching Earth soon

NASA's Center for Near-Earth Object Studies has revealed there's a potentially hazardous space rock about to approach Earth.

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Huge asteroid to approach Earth today, watch the 3,400 space rock here

An asteroid with an estimated diameter of 3,400 feet will be approaching Earth today, and you can watch it live right here.

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Asteroid 3,400 foot-wide will approach Earth, track it with NASA here

NASA has confirmed that a massive asteroid measuring in at around 3,400 feet in diameter will be approaching Earth very soon.

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Asteroid moving at 18,700 mph photographed making approach with Earth

An asteroid traveling at a crazy speed of 18,700 miles per hour was photographed when it made its close approach with Earth.

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NASA confirms when this 3,400-foot-wide asteroid will approach Earth

NASA's database that tracks all Near-Earth-Objects has confirmed a 3,400-foot-wide asteroid will approach Earth at 47,000 mph.

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NASA confirms 260 to 600 foot-wide asteroid approached Earth

NASA's database that tracks Near-Earth Objects indicates that an asteroid anywhere between 260 - 600 feet approached Earth.

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NASA confirms 3 huge asteroids will approach Earth in 2021's last days

NASA's database has confirmed that three massive asteroids will be approaching Earth in the last days of 2021. Earth is safe.

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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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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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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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400 people spot fireball streaking across the night sky over US states

Four hundred people from thirteen states have reported seeing a fireball streak across the night sky, some getting it on film.

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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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Jupiter was just smacked by a space rock, impact was caught on video

Astronomers have confirmed via video a space rock smacking itself into the largest planet in our solar system - Jupiter.

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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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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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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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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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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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NASA: Great Pyramid of Giza-size asteroid to fly 'close' by Earth soon

NASA calculations are showing that a Great Pyramid of Giza-size asteroid will have a 'close' fly-by with Earth on the weekend.

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Meteorite from solar system birth found to contain 'organic material'

A 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite that dates back to the birth of our solar system found to contain a lot of 'organic material'

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New findings show dinosaurs were going extinct before the big asteroid

A newly published study has caused the common theory of a space rock causing the extinction of dinosaurs to be rethought.

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Asteroid that traveled 23 million years to get to Earth discovered

Researchers and scientists have estimated that the asteroid that landed in Botswana took nearly 23 million years to reach Earth.

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NASA snapped a picture of this huge asteroid that just flew by Earth

On March 21, Asteroid 2001 FO32 passed by Earth, and the Virtual Telescope Project (VTP) managed to capture a great image of it.

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Scientists 'speechless' at what crash landed in this man's driveway

Scientists have been left speechless after a man decided to collect a very rare meteorite that crash-landed in his driveway.

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A massive 2,000 feet wide asteroid will just miss Earth by 0.029 AU

Quite a giant asteroid will pass close to Earth, and luckily it's not on a collision course.

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