Asteroid will pass so close to Earth in 2029 it will trigger asteroid avalanche

Itokawa
The more pessimistic among our readership might already be digging bunkers in their backyards in anticipation of April 13th, 2029. On that day (a Friday nonetheless), an asteroid called 99942 Apophis will come […]

Itokawa
The more pessimistic among our readership might already be digging bunkers in their backyards in anticipation of April 13th, 2029. On that day (a Friday nonetheless), an asteroid called 99942 Apophis will come […]

Japanese scientists successfully test asteroid-blasting space cannon

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Japanese scientists have successfully tested a space cannon that will be used to blast a hole in an asteroid as part of an upcoming mission. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will use […]

Impact
Japanese scientists have successfully tested a space cannon that will be used to blast a hole in an asteroid as part of an upcoming mission. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will use […]

NASA successfully tests asteroid tracking sensor

NEOCam
Earlier this year it seemed like the sky was finally falling as a space rock dropped out of the heavens and exploded over a remote Russian city. We also experienced a larger asteroid […]

NEOCam
Earlier this year it seemed like the sky was finally falling as a space rock dropped out of the heavens and exploded over a remote Russian city. We also experienced a larger asteroid […]

While some scientists plan to blow up an asteroid, others want one in Earth’s orbit

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We’ve all seen Armageddon, the popular 1998 film by Michael Bay featuring Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck. The plot of the movie revolves around these blue-collar deep-core drillers sent by NASA to stop […]

apophis-dan-durda-iaaa
We’ve all seen Armageddon, the popular 1998 film by Michael Bay featuring Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck. The plot of the movie revolves around these blue-collar deep-core drillers sent by NASA to stop […]