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Scottish firm unveils plans for asteroid mining mission
asteroid mining mission. Asteroid Mining Corporation (AMC) is seeking £2.3m to build… a satellite capable of identifying platinum-group metal deposits on near-Earth asteroids…. It hopes to launch the Asteroid Prospecting Satellite One (APS1) in 2020. APS1…


Thornberry would meet 'asteroid of awfulness' Trump
… Donald Trump, despite describing him as an "asteroid of awfulness". The shadow… remark that Mr Trump was an "asteroid of awfulness" as she was asked if she would…


Jupiter asteroid spotted
…An asteroid from beyond our Solar System has been orbiting near Jupiter…


Jupiter asteroid's backwards orbit
…An asteroid from beyond our Solar System has been orbiting near Jupiter…


Lonely asteroid tells Solar System story
…Researchers have observed the first object of its kind - a carbon-rich asteroid… in the Kuiper Belt. Orbiting in the collection of icy rubble beyond Neptune, the asteroid's… in this region of space have ice-rich surfaces. This asteroid, known as 2004 EW95…


How ancestors of living birds survived asteroid strike
…The ancestors of modern birds may have survived the asteroid strike that wiped… to dominate the planet. The asteroid impact 66 million years ago laid waste to the world's… survival advantage in the aftermath of the asteroid strike," said Dr Daniel Field…


Aretha Franklin: Tributes flow in for Queen of Soul
…, noted that the asteroid bearing her name would keep on orbiting. twitter https…


Newspaper headlines: 'Putin the pariah' and asteroid strike
… and helping to pay for the wedding that was always an unlikely outcome. Asteroids Nasa…, meanwhile, has weightier matters on its mind: how to prevent a huge asteroid strike… spacecraft, capable of shunting asteroids or blowing them up. Anyone questioning…


The 22-year-old running UK's only asteroid mining business
…Mitch Hunter-Scullion runs the UK's only asteroid mining business. He hopes… asteroids. Video journalist: Claire Read…


Bizarre shape of interstellar asteroid
…An asteroid that visited us from interstellar space is one of the most… asteroid or comet ever observed in our Solar System. Using observations from the Very… were the clue to 'Oumuamua's bizarre shape. "Looking at the asteroid light curve…