asteroid

NASA’s Dawn Spacecraft Orbits Ceres Asteroid
NASA's Dawn spacecraft has entered orbit around what has become the "mysterious" Ceres, one of the largest asteroids in the asteroid belt of our solar system. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Padadena has been very busy, as you might imagine...
Best Video So Far of the Passing Asteroid DA14
The asteroid 2012 DA14 sped by Earth Friday, about 12:30 p.m. Mountain Time.
It was hard to see, but Daniel Lopez's telescope caught it as zipped through the starfield. It is featured at one of my favorite websites - Astronomy Picture of the Day...
Asteroid 2012 DA14 Passes By – As Predicted
It was during the noon hour Mountain Time, that Asteroid 2012 DA14 approached and passed Earth Friday, February 15. Its path went in a general south to north direction.
It didn't hit any satellites and it didn't stay around very long...
Asteroid DA14 will Slip by Earth – Very Close
If you listen regularly to KLYQ's overnight program "Coast to Coast AM," you know that an asteroid is going to zip by the Earth on February 15.
Some have predicted that the rock will hit the Earth, but the scientists at NASA, who track all the "Earth-crossing" asteroids out there …
Doomsday Asteroid Officially Upgraded in Size
An asteroid that scientists said could threaten Earth’s atmosphere in 2036 is now believed to be substantially larger than previously stated. In fact, astronomers currently studying the dreaded, potential doomsday rock say asteroid 'Apophis' has officially been supersized by about 20…