Showing posts with label asteroid. Show all posts
Showing posts with label asteroid. Show all posts

Sunday, February 13, 2022

Large asteroid to fly 4.8 mln km away from Earth - Roscosmos - TASS

Large asteroid to fly 4.8 mln km away from Earth

An asteroid having the diameter of 1.3 km will fly on March 4 at a distance over 4.8 mln km from our planet and will not collide with the Earth, Russian state space corporation Roscosmos said in its Telegram channel.

Thursday, October 07, 2021

Nuking An Asteroid to Prevent It from Hitting Earth Could Actually Work, Study Shows - Tasnim News Agency

Asteroid to Prevent It from Hitting Earth

(Tasnim) – Reassuring news for those waiting to delay the apocalypse for as long as possible: A new study suggests that our last line of defense against an asteroid hitting Earth is an effective strategy after all.

Sunday, July 18, 2021

Huge Asteroid to Fly Through Earth's Orbit - Sputnik International

2008 GO20

The approaching asteroid is approximately 220 meters in diameter and is expected to travel past our planet at a speed of about 8 kilometres per second.

Thursday, July 08, 2021

Chinese Scientists Suggest Launching Dozens of Rockets to Prevent Asteroid Collision With Earth - Sputnik International

Chinese Scientists Suggest Launching Dozens of Rockets to Prevent Asteroid Collision With Earth

In a newly published research, experts at China's National Space Science Center have proposed launching a fleet of rockets into space to simulate diverting an asteroid away from Earth.

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

NASA spacecraft starts trip back after collecting asteroid samples - The Jerusalem post | EL ETOS UT

A NASA spacecraft, which scientists believe has collected samples from an asteroid, began its two-year journey back to Earth on Monday.

Monday, April 19, 2021

Huge Asteroid the Size of a Cruise Liner to Make Close Approach to Earth This Week - Sputnik International

asteroid 2016 QE45

A huge asteroid the size of a cruise liner will whizz past the Earth this week. 

NASA said 2016 QE45 is estimated to be between 120 and 270 metres in width, which makes it almost as big as the Queen Elizabeth II ocean liner.

Monday, March 22, 2021

No threat to Earth as huge asteroid zooms past | Al Jazeera

Asteroid 2001 FO32

The largest asteroid to pass by Earth this year has made its closest approach, posing no threat of a cataclysmic collision but giving astronomers a rare chance to study a rock formed during the beginning of our solar system.

Monday, December 21, 2020

NASA warns of THREE asteroids headed towards Earth, as Japan prepares for next mission to nearby space rock — RT

NASA warns of THREE asteroids headed towards Earth

 As 2020 draws to a close and the number of existential threats to life on Earth appears to diminish at least slightly, NASA is warning about the close flybys of three asteroids over 40 meters in diameter.

Saturday, December 05, 2020

Asteroid capsule landing point detected - BBC News


A recovery team in Australia has detected the landing point of a space capsule bearing the first large quantities of rock from an asteroid.

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Asteroid the Size of Big Ben Approaching Earth, Says NASA

Asteroid the Size of Big Ben Approaching Earth, Says NASA

At the end of the 20th century NASA launched the Near-Earth Object Programme, aimed at finding and tracking the movement of celestial objects whose orbits could bring them into close proximity to our planet. The space agency so far has found an estimated 25,000 NEOs to date.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Japan's Hayabusa 2 spacecraft reaches cosmic 'diamond'

Hayabusa 2 spacecraft
A Japanese spacecraft has arrived at its target - an asteroid shaped like a diamond or, according to some, a spinning top.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

'Minute Difference' In Deadly Asteroid's Trajectory Could Have Saved Dinosaurs

Chicxulub crater in Mexico
The asteroid impact which killed the dinosaurs would not have had the same devastating impact had it landed elsewhere on Earth, according to a new study which compares the probability of extinction at different possible sites of an asteroid strike.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Chute d’astéroïdes: un danger encore plus grand que le feu et les tsunamis dévoilé

Si des astéroïdes tombaient sur Terre, le plus grand danger émanerait non pas des pluies de feu et des tsunamis mais… du vent généré par le choc.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Large asteroid to hurtle past Earth on April 18

An asteroid as big as the Rock of Gibraltar will streak past Earth on April 18 at a safe but uncomfortably close distance, according to astronomers.

Monday, October 05, 2015

NovaGea eco News (November 2015)

Japan's space agency JAXA has announced the results of a competition to name asteroid 1999 JU3, the 980-metre-wide space rock it hopes to target with its sample-return mission Hayabusa2.

The agency chose the name Ryugu from over 7,000 suggestions.................Asteroid on which Japan's space agency will detonate explosives in 2018, to be called "Ryugu"


Friday, August 21, 2015

Κανένας αστεροειδής δεν απειλεί τη γη (NASA)

ΝΑΣΑ:Κανένας αστεροειδής δεν απειλεί τη γη
Οι κάτοικοι της Γης μπορούν να κοιμούνται ήσυχα: κανένας τεράστιος αστεροειδής δεν απειλεί να εισέλθει σε τροχιά σύγκρουσης με τον πλανήτη μας και να καταστρέψει την Αμερική το Σεπτέμβριο, διαβεβαιώνει η ΝΑΣΑ, σε μια προσπάθεια να βάλει ένα τέλος στις σχετικές φήμες που έχουν κατακλύσει το Διαδίκτυο.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Mayisin Geo News (May 2015 -A)

Environ 500 astéroïdes menacent potentiellement la Terre, mais des solutions, relevant pour le commun des mortels de la science-fiction, sont envisagées par les experts de l'Agence spatiale européenne (ESA), réunis cette semaine à Frascati, près de Rome.....Cinq cents astéroïdes menacent potentiellement la Terre

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