1.5-Mile-Wide Asteroid 1998 OR2 Passes By EarthA 1.5-mile wide asteroid dubbed “1998 OR2” came within 3.9 million miles of Earth Wednesday just before 3 a.m. — a close call in space, but the planet was never in danger.
'Planetary Defense Conference' Convenes For Asteroid Flyby On Friday The 13th, 2029Officials stress the scenario they'll be playing out "is completely fictional and does NOT describe an actual potential asteroid impact."
Small Asteroid Hits Earth Hours After Being Spotted By AstronomersA small asteroid slammed into Earth's atmosphere on June 2 just a few hours after it was discovered racing toward the planet, according to NASA.
'Lost' Asteroid To Pass Close To Earth TodayAn asteroid that was lost by tracking satellites eight years ago has been spotted again as it prepares to make a close pass by the Earth on May 15.
Great Pyramid-Sized Asteroid Set To Buzz By EarthAn asteroid the size of one of the Great Pyramids of Egypt will buzz by Earth, and you can watch it happen live.
Earth Has Near Miss With Asteroid Spotted Just Hours EarlierAn asteroid came alarmingly close to striking the Earth on April 15, just hours after the large space rock was spotted flying through the solar system.
Small Asteroid To Pass By Earth FridayIt will come within 39,000 miles of Earth, which is about one-fifth of the distance between the Earth and the Moon.
Full Moon To Grace Christmas Sky For First Time Since 1977If you plan on staying up all night on Christmas Eve drinking eggnog, go outside and gaze into the sky. You will see a lunar rarity before dawn on Christmas day, a UC Riverside astronomer said.
Giant Asteroid To Fly Pass Earth, Full Moon To Appear On ChristmasThe moon is expected to reach full phase at 3:11 a.m. Friday.
NASA Captures Images Of Skull-Shaped Asteroid That Flew By Earth On HalloweenNASA has captured detailed images of a so-called spooky asteroid that flew by Earth on Halloween.
Asteroid Expected To Fly By Earth On Halloween, NASA SaysAn asteroid is expected to fly-by Earth this Halloween.
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.