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NASA details complex mission to collect rock samples from asteroid Bennu

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-10-08-nasa-to-collect-rock-samples-from-asteroid-bennu.html

The autonomous spacecraft OSIRIS-REx will be touching down briefly on the asteroid Bennu on Oct. 20. ... If the OSIRIS-REx mission is successful, it will be the first time the United States has collected asteroid samples. "...

Three asteroids will barrel past Earth before September ends

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-09-23-three-asteroids-will-barrel-past-earth-september.html

The same goes for asteroid 2020 PM7, which is estimated to be up to 655 feet wide. ... The newly-discovered asteroid isn’t only a great addition to the current asteroid catalog. "...

NASA: Asteroid bigger than a basketball court will soon hurtle past Earth

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-09-01-nasa-asteroid-bigger-than-a-basketball-court.html

NASA: Asteroid bigger than a basketball court will soon hurtle past Earth Tuesday, September 01, 2020 by: Virgilio Marin Asteroid , asteroid impact , disaster , goodscience , NASA , Near Earth Object , outer space , potentially hazardous asteroids , space exploration Bypass censorship by sharing this link: https://www.clearnewswire.com/453812.html Copy URL - (Natural News ) An asteroid bigger than a basketball court will zoom past Earth today, September 1, according ...

"Potentially hazardous" asteroid that flew by the Earth last week was discovered by amateur astronomer

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-09-16-hazardous-asteroid-discovered-by-amateur-astronomer.html

“Potentially hazardous” asteroid that flew by the Earth last week was discovered by amateur astronomer Wednesday, September 16, 2020 by: Franz Walker Asteroid , asteroid impact , asteroid watch , disaster , Earth , goodscience , impact , NASA , near-Earth objects , Neo , outer space , Space , space research Bypass censorship by sharing this link: https://www.clearnewswire.com/457873.html Copy URL - (Natural News ) On Sept. 10, a large, “potentially dangerous” ...

An asteroid the size of two football fields will just barely miss the Earth next week

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-09-10-asteroid-near-earth-approach-next-week.html

An asteroid the size of two football fields will just barely miss the Earth next week Thursday, September 10, 2020 by: Virgilio Marin asteroid impact , asteroid watch , Chelyabinsk impact , disaster , Earth , goodscience , impact , NASA , near-Earth objects , outer space , Space , space research Bypass censorship by sharing this link: https://www.clearnewswire.com/456001.html Copy URL - (Natural News ) A colossal asteroid is set to fly past the Earth on September ...

Astronomers detect closest asteroid to fly by the Earth six hours too late

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-08-19-astronomers-detect-asteroid-flyby-too-late.html

Closest asteroid flyby to Earth According to Chodas, the asteroid now holds the record for the closest flyby to Earth that did not result in an impact. ... The asteroid was estimated to be the size of an average house – 10 times larger than asteroid 2020 QG. "...

NASA discovered 5 asteroids just 2 weeks before they flew past Earth

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-08-29-nasa-discovered-asteroids-before-they-flew-past-earth.html

Just this month, an SUV-sized asteroid flew past Earth and broke the record for the closest asteroid flyby in recorded history. ... Upcoming asteroid flybys There is currently no known asteroid that poses a major threat to Earth. "...

Asteroid impact triggered the "impact winter" that likely killed dinosaurs 66 million years ago – study

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-10-08-asteroid-impact-triggered-impact-winter.html

Asteroid impact had a direct role in impact winter The dino-killing asteroid, called the Chicxulub impactor, was about six to nine miles wide . ... (Related: Climate change didn’t hurt the dinosaurs… they were thriving until the asteroid struck .) "...

Free fuel for satellites: Large asteroids close to Earth could be mined for water, suggest researchers

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-10-01-near-earth-asteroids-could-be-mined-for-water.html

Asteroid mining can also boost human space exploration and even become a profitable business. “If such a supply line could be established, it could make asteroid mining very profitable,” said lead author Andrew Rivkin, an asteroid researcher at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Maryland. "...

Asteroid nearly collides with Earth in close call fly-by

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-08-24-asteroid-nearly-collides-earth-fly-by.html

Asteroid nearly collides with Earth in close call fly-by Monday, August 24, 2020 by: Virgilio Marin asteroid flyby , asteroid impact , asteroids , disaster , goodscience , NASA , near-Earth objects , outer space , Space , space exploration Bypass censorship by sharing this link: https://www.clearnewswire.com/450873.html Copy URL - (Natural News ) Asteroid 2020 QG broke the record for the closest flyby to Earth that did not result in an impact. ... Record-breaking ...

British company to launch a space mission in 2027 to mine multi-trillion dollar asteroid

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-08-05-british-company-to-launch-space-mission-in-2027.html

British company to launch a space mission in 2027 to mine multi-trillion dollar asteroid Wednesday, August 05, 2020 by: Virgilio Marin Asteroid , asteroid mining , economy , future economy , goodscience , NASA , resources from space , space exploration , Space industry , space mining , Space Race , technology , terchnological - (Natural News ) The Asteroid Mining Corporation in Britan bared plans to mine a nearby asteroid in 2027 . ... The first mission ...

Study: Asteroid hitting the North Atlantic will unleash 400-feet high tsunami to the East Coast

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-08-06-asteroid-impact-in-north-atlantic-will-send-tsunami-to-the-east-coast.html

Study: Asteroid hitting the North Atlantic will unleash 400-feet high tsunami to the East Coast Thursday, August 06, 2020 by: Virgilio Marin asteroid impact , Collapse , death , destruction , disaster , Earth security , East Coast , Flooding , Florida , goodscience , killer wave , Meteorite , New York City , Oceans , SHTF , Space , tsunami , underwater city , United States - (Natural News ) It’s not uncommon for a meteor such as an asteroid to hit Earth. ... One such example ...

'Oumuamua asteroid may be alien technology, hints study

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-08-21-oumuamua-possibly-alien-technology.html

‘Oumuamua asteroid may be alien technology, hints study Friday, August 21, 2020 by: Virgilio Marin alien life , comets , cool science , cosmic , goodscience , interstellar , radiation , solar system , Space , Stars , Universe , weird science Bypass censorship by sharing this link: https://www.clearnewswire.com/450512.html Copy URL - (Natural News ) A mysterious space object that came from outside the solar system may be alien technology . ... Scientists first classified it as an asteroid ...

Scientists have warned that a 400 foot tsunami could hit the East Coast if an asteroid hit the Atlantic Ocean

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-08-10-scientists-warn-tsunami-could-hit-east-coast.html

Scientists have warned that a 400 foot tsunami could hit the East Coast if an asteroid hit the Atlantic Ocean Monday, August 10, 2020 by: News Editors Asteroid , asteroids , atlantic ocean , disaster , East Coast , environment , natural disaster , natural phenomenon , tsunami - (Natural News ) We live at a time when giant space rocks are whizzing past our planet with alarming regularity. ... In fact, on July 28th an asteroid the size of a car zipped past our planet “at ...

Astronomers conduct "planetary defense" exercise to prepare for extinction-level events

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-03-15-planetary-defense-exercise-for-extinction-level-events.html

Determining if an asteroid could hit Earth Asteroid 2012 TC4 flew by Earth at a distance of only 31,000 miles — pretty close by interstellar standards. ... This mission will have a probe crash into an asteroid to test if such an impact could deflect the asteroid from hitting Earth. "...

Not as easy as in the movies: Scientists say blowing up asteroids that threaten life on Earth will be extremely difficult

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-08-11-scientists-say-blowing-up-asteroids-will-be-extremely-difficult.html

Not as easy as in the movies: Scientists say blowing up asteroids that threaten life on Earth will be extremely difficult Sunday, August 11, 2019 by: Edsel Cook asteroid collisions , asteroid debris , asteroid impact , asteroid mining , asteroids , astronomy , Earth , Extinction Event , goodscience , Mining Asteroids , outer space , real science , space mining - (Natural News ) Most Hollywood films that revolve around asteroid impacts end with the heroes ...

Violent collisions in space millions of years ago led to 100 times more meteorite impacts on Earth and unleashed space dust, studies suggest

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-08-01-violent-collisions-in-space-meteorite-impacts-on-earth.html

They usually come from the asteroid belt before a space phenomenon threw them toward a course headed for Earth. ... They concluded that the fossil meteorites in southern Sweden likely came from the inner main asteroid belt. "...

Sci-fi in real life: Scientists propose building a space station INSIDE an asteroid and using its gravity to mine valuable space rocks

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-06-13-scientists-propose-building-a-space-station-in-an-asteroid.html

Second, it enables mining operations in the asteroid. “If we find an asteroid that’s stable enough, we might not need these aluminium walls or anything, you might just be able to use the entire asteroid as a space station,” he stressed in an interview. Maindl did not present any visual representation of the asteroid space station concept. "...

HUGE space rock hurtling this way: NASA says asteroid bigger than our tallest building will hurtle past our planet at 67,000mph next week

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-01-26-huge-space-rock-hurtling-this-way-nasa-says-asteroid-bigger-than-our-tallest-building.html

HUGE space rock hurtling this way: NASA says asteroid bigger than our tallest building will hurtle past our planet at 67,000mph next week Friday, January 26, 2018 by: Rhonda Johansson Asteroid , Asteroid 2002 AJ129 , asteroid impact , DART , Double Asteroid Redirection Test , NASA , Space - (Natural News ) The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has reported that a gigantic asteroid will fly relatively close to Earth on February ...

NASA working on Earth defense technology to destroy asteroids that could obliterate human civilization

https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-07-05-nasa-working-on-earth-defense-technology-to-destroy-asteroids-that-could-obliterate-human-civilization.html

The initiative, called Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), is a refrigerator-sized aircraft designed to deliberately crash into a smaller component of the Didymos asteroid, a binary asteroid system slated to make a distant approach to Earth in October 2022, and then again in 2024. The asteroid system has been on NASA’s radar and was closely monitored since 2003. "...