Asteroid Videos


The OSIRIS-REx team has already pushed the boundaries of scientific exploration -- going from ground-based radar images from Arecibo in Puerto Rico all the ...

Some of the world's best scientists are running drills to practice for a near earth object collision. WIRED's Robbie Gonzalez spoke with Cathy Plesko from the Los ...

Discovery Channel - Large Asteroid Impact Simulation (2008). Earth was born as a result of repeated asteroid collisions, the moon was created by a single giant ...

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Does the Asteroid Bennu pose a cataclysmic risk to Earth? Or could it help us unlock the mystery of life's origins on this planet? DCODE these intriguing ...

NASA's Infrared Telescope facility captured asteroid 2012 KT42 as it whizzed by Earth. The telescope locks onto the target (bright object) thus making the stars ...

The Asteroid Impact Mission (AIM) is a candidate mission currently undergoing preliminary design work. Launched in October 2020, AIM would travel to a binary ...

Scientists were surprised and delighted to detect --for the first time-- an interstellar asteroid passing through our solar system. Additional observations brought ...

Asteroids are the leftover building blocks of the solar system, remnants from the dawn of planet formation that may have delivered organics and water to early ...

If there's a giant asteroid expected to hit Earth, NASA and FEMA are responsible for getting the news out. These two agencies have performed multiple ...

We often hear from astronomers and other scientists about 'near-earth asteroids' - lumps of rock and metal that orbit through our Solar System, and pass close ...

1100-foot-wide (340-meter-wide) near-Earth asteroid 99942 Apophis will safely flyby Earth on April 13, 2029. At closest approach it will be about 19000 miles ...

NASA keeping eye on non-planet threat sized asteroid the size of worlds tallest building Two asteroids will fly past Earth Friday and Saturday including one that's ...

SUBSCRIBE HERE please: http://bit.ly/1NbXsqN Brian May's message for Asteroid Day 2019 - MORE: ...

On Dec. 3, 2018, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft arrives at its target, near-Earth asteroid Bennu. Here, the team explains mission goals and the process of approach ...

NASA tracks more than 10000 Near Earth Objects (NEOs) in space. Millions of years ago, one of these NEOs hit Earth, wiping out the dinosaurs. No person has ...

The 1997 documentary Cosmic Travellers: Comets and Asteroids shows an era of excitement and fear about the possibilities of space. Predating the modern ...

An estimated 16-foot (4.8m) asteroid, designated 2019 SM8, will skim by Earth on Oct. 1, 2019. At closest approach it will be roughly 99000 miles away (159325 ...

Impact Craters on Earth, Moon and other planets provide evidence that the Earth has been struck by asteroids since it formed roughly 4.5 billion years ago.

Oceans cover 71% of the Earth's surface. If an asteroid were to strike us, it would probably land in the water. This award-winning animation from Los Alamos ...

The asteroid belt provides important clues into the history of our solar system. Meteorite specialist Denton Ebel, curator in the Division of Physical Sciences, ...

What if a deadly asteroid was on a collision course to Earth? NASA and the ESA have come up with a solution. » Subscribe to ...

There are lots of names associated with space rocks, so what is the difference? Join the Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomers to find out. They will also ...

An asteroid doesn't need to be massive to cause serious damage. The Chicxulub asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs is estimated to have been about 6 miles ...

A 2013 meteor explosion above Chelyabinsk, Russia injured more than 1700 people. It was completely unexpected -- and it could happen again. Here's what ...

The Yarkovsky effect makes some asteroids more of a hazard to Earth than others. But what is it and how does it work? Explore more space content from the ...

Space has always been a source of fear and fascination for humankind. The secrets it hides and its celestial objects that look like shooting stars mesmerize and ...

On 30 June 2018, the European Southern Observatory (ESO) and ESA teamed up to produce a packed Asteroid Day webcast, streamed live from the new ESO ...

Bennu's Journey is a 6-minute animated movie about NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission, Asteroid Bennu, and the formation of our solar system. Born from the rubble ...

Gravity tractors, rocket engines, lasers, nukes and more could be used to deflect a potentially hazardous asteroid. -- How NASA Detects Asteroids: ...

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