Water On Near-Earth Asteroids Would Be Useful For Future Space Colonists

Water plays a vital role in the existence of life, and it is also essential for a variety of processes. Some researchers believe that future space colonists could harvest water reserves which... Read more »

NASA Wants to Weigh Asteroids Using a “Flock” of Probes

Our planet might be surrounded by asteroids, but we don’t know much about them. NASA wants to learn how they behave and they intend on weighing them. The agency will have many... Read more »

Earth’s Minimoons Can Help Scientists Learn More About Asteroids

Some of the space rocks that get close to our planet start orbiting it for a while and then they are discarded. Scientists have named them “minimoons,” and they believe that these... Read more »

NASA Wants to Turn Asteroids Into Autonomous Spacecraft With the Help of 3D Printing Company

In a recent announcement, NASA stated that they’re funding a 3D printing company from California to find a way and turn asteroids into autonomous spacecraft. Imagine asteroids that can fly to outposts... Read more »

Asteroids are Plain Rocks or Five Destroyed Worlds?

A cloud of gas and dust was the matter from which all planets and the world originates…but what is exactly the origin of the asteroids? Origin of the world Outside factors as... Read more »

How Can Asteroids Destroy Our Planet?

We all know the story of the asteroid which made the dinosaurs extinct. But is there a possibility that an asteroid can make humanity have the same fate as dinosaurs, too? Scientists... Read more »

The Hayabusa 2 Arrives Safely Close to Ryugu After Its 3.5-Year Journey

On 27 June, the Japanese spacecraft named Hayabusa 2 (‘peregrine falcon‘ in Japanese), arrived above the diamond-shaped asteroid Ryugu, which is 300 million kilometers away from Earth. It has traveled for three-and-a-half... Read more »

NASA Missed the Huge Fireball Lighting the Russian Sky

Early morning on June 21, the sky got brighter for a while as a space rock entered Earth’s atmosphere and exploded over Russia. According to more information from NASA, the fireball entered... Read more »

Hayabusa 2 Space Probe Approaches Asteroid Ryugu And Sends Home Detailed Images

The Hayabusa 2 space probe from Japan has now entered the final leg of its mission, which started four and a half years ago. It has completed a course adjustment, and it’s... Read more »

Asteroids Brought Water to Earth, Shows New Cannon Experiment

A team of scientists went to experiment their theory at the Vertical Gun Range at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California. They used a device to shoot projectiles similar to meteorites at... Read more »