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Dawn spacecraft begins Ceres science mission: NASA

Dawn spacecraft begins Ceres science mission: NASA

NASA's Dawn spacecraft entered its first science orbit around asteroid Ceres on Thursday as scheduled, the U.S. agency said Friday. Following a delay in communicating a command sequence, the spacecraft briefly entered into safe mode and awaited ..., 1 week ago
Dawn is in Orbit and Ready for its Science Mission Popular Mechanics, 4 days ago

Isro to eye asteroids, far away planets

Representational image Chennai: Tasting success with Mars mission and Chandrayaan, Isro now plans to do research on asteroids and collect samples from farther planets. Speaking to Deccan Chronicle on the sidelines of the 24th convocation at ...
 Deccan Chronicle5 days ago

Does global warming cause asteroids to fall?

Source: Wochit News - 5 hours ago Prof. Claims Global Warming Caused Nepal's Earthquakes 01:00 So not only does global warming cause volcanoes, but it also caused the massive earthquake that rocked Nepal Saturday and killed thousands of people.It ...
 NewsR.in5 days ago
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Asteroids Bear Scars of Moon's Violent Formation

Nearly 4.5 billion years ago, a colossal impact between Earth and a Mars-size planet triggered the formation of the moon. But the giant collision did more than put a familiar face in our sky, according to a study published Thursday in the journal ...
 National Geographic1 week ago We've finally figured out when the moon formed  Business Insider1 week ago Meteorites Help Date the Violent Birth of Earth's Moon  MSN News US1 week ago
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Experts hunting for 'extremely valuable' asteroid that crashed to Earth

Fireball captured on camera by the UK Meteor Observing Network It says that it came from an asteroid orbiting between Mars and Jupiter The meteor burned up at the relatively low altitude of 21 miles There were dozens of sightings of the event, from ...
 Capital Bay4 days ago Asteroid Redirect Mission to Test New Technologies for Deep Space Exploration  Machine Design1 week ago NASA working on Asteroid Mission  TopNews1 month ago NASA to put a boulder in Moon's orbit during Asteroid Redirect Mission  DNA1 month ago

Scottish scientists set to save the world as Strathclyde University experts stop asteroids

A TEAM of Scottish scientists has been tasked with saving the world from asteroids and other space debris. The Stardust Network project, funded with four million Euros from the European Commission, will see Strathclyde University experts ...
 Scottish Daily Express1 week ago Asteroid in White Dwarf System  Examiner.com2 weeks ago Conference of space experts hopes to find a way to save Earth from asteroids  Examiner.com2 weeks ago Space experts gather to save the world from the threat of asteroids (again)  Sott.net2 weeks ago

Asteroid Mining Could Be The Next Frontier For Resource Mining

Minerals are one of the Earth's finite resources, so there is bound to come a time when miners would start to look elsewhere for mineral sources, including outer space. Mining company Planetary Resources has recently made headlines when it launched ...
 Austin American Statesman1 week ago

Malala Honoured With Asteroid

Monitoring Desk, London Monday, 27 April, 2015 01:02:31 AM An asteroid has been named in honour ofMalalaYousafzai, the children's rights activist who won the Nobel Peace Prize last year. The four-kilometre wide object orbits the Sun ... days ago This Asteroid Has Been Named In Honor Of Malala Yousafzai  Care21 week ago Asteroid Naming Contest: Contest Gives You the Chance to Give an Asteroid Your Name  Hngn.com2 weeks ago Malala Yousufzai honoured again, now in space  Economic Times2 weeks ago

After 2012 Close Call, Giant Asteroid on Collision Course With Earth Again

Asteroid 2012 TC4, which narrowly avoided colliding withEarth inOctober 2012, is set toswing dangerously close toour planet forthe second time. Researchers have speculated that this time, the celestial body could be aslarge as40 meters wide, almost ...
 Mathaba.net1 week ago Will Asteroid 2012 TC4 Hit Earth in October 2017  Space Daily2 weeks ago 'Statue of Liberty' sized asteroid may hit Earth in October 2017  Zee News2 weeks ago 'Statue of Liberty' sized asteroid may hit Earth in October 2017  Business Standard2 weeks ago

Moon formed 4.47 billion years ago: study

Research indicates numerous kilometre-sized fragments from the giant impact struck main belt asteroids at much higher velocities to form the moon WASHINGTON: Moon may have been created about 4.47 billion years ago, according to a new study of meteorites that ...
 Economic Times2 weeks ago Meteorites from Main Asteroid Belt reveal moon is 4.5 billion years old  NetIndia123.com2 weeks ago
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