NASA Radar Shows Near-Earth Asteroid Bringing Its Own Moon A mile-long asteroid set to pass safely by Earth on Friday appears to be bringing along a companion.
NASA Chief Gets Update On JPL Mission To Capture Asteroid An ambitious plan to capture a potentially dangerous asteroid and safely relocate it was the focus of a Southland visit by NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on Thursday.
NASA Wants To ‘Lasso’ Asteroid, Tow It Closer To EarthIn the 1998 blockbuster hit “Armageddon”, a gigantic asteroid on a collision course with Earth was just science fiction.
NASA: Asteroid, Russian Meteor 'Completely Unrelated'A football-sized space rock is set to pass safely by the Earth on Friday.
NASA: Asteroid Fly-By To Mark 'Closest Pass In History' NASA officials were expected to discuss an near-Earth flyby of an asteroid that will pass closely - but safely - next week.
Westside Firm Aims For Asteroid-Mining Space Mission Santa Monica-based Deep Space Industries is working toward the world's first fleet of commercial asteroid-prospecting spacecraft by 2015.
NASA's 'Dawn' Spacecraft Beams Back New Images Of AsteroidNASA's Dawn spacecraft has been a fervent photographer, snapping more than 10,000 pictures of the asteroid Vesta since it slipped into orbit around the giant space rock last summer.
Aircraft Carrier-Sized Asteroid Set To Fly By Earth; Largest Since 1976A massive asteroid is expected to make a fly-by of our planet Tuesday, but NASA experts warn there is no chance of any impact with the Earth.
'Snowman' Craters Found On Asteroid Twice The Size Of California Scientists are getting a closer look at what appears to be a "groovy" asteroid passing through our solar system.
NASA's 'Dawn' Spacecraft Orbits Massive AsteroidNASA says its Dawn spacecraft is preparing to study the massive asteroid Vesta after being captured into its orbit during the weekend.
Small Asteroid Swings Harmlessly Past EarthWhew, that was close. An asteroid the size of a tour bus streaked harmlessly past Earth on Monday, passing within 7,600 miles.
Small Asteroid To Zip Past Earth MondayNASA says a newly discovered asteroid will have a close encounter with Earth on Monday, but there's no need to worry.