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Trial Run Mission Will Make Sure Asteroid Deflection Method Really Works
ESA wants your help to guide development of an international asteroid mission.
NASA: Asteroid Apophis Won’t Collide With Earth In 2036
A new analysis of telescope data has reduced the odds of a potentially catastrophic asteroid impact to less than one in a million, NASA says, effectively ruling it out.
How To Watch Menacing Space Rock Apophis Fly Past Earth Tomorrow
There's an ever-so-slight chance the asteroid could impact Earth in 2036.
Newly Discovered Space Rock Is Headed Toward Earth, Estimated Time of Arrival 2040
The UN is figuring out how to ward off a potential collision
A Chinese Solar Sailing Scheme to Divert the Asteroid Apophis from its Collision Course with Earth
For all the apocalypse talk that gets tossed around by psuedo-scientists and religious blowhards, rarely do we hear mention of...
Solar Sail Arrays Could Be Used to Divert Incoming Asteroids by Shading Them From the Sun
Most asteroid diversion schemes tend to involve some kind of impact – an explosion, a crash, a violent shove –...