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European Space Agency Decides Which Asteroid They’ll Go Smash Into First
2022 mission to a double asteroid could be a trial run for a deflection mission.
Analysis: Russian Meteorite Was An Everyday Space Rock, Common Throughout The Solar System
But it was still notable for its size, and its well-recorded demise in the atmosphere.
Fun Game: Create Your Own Custom Meteorite Impact
Plug in the numbers and KABOOM! space rocks smash into the Earth.
Newly Found Meteorites Came From Mars, Scientists Confirm
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This Asteroid Will Give Earth a Close Shave Later Today
An asteroid the size of an aircraft carrier will slip inside the moon’s orbit later today and fly past Earth, … Continued
Water Ice and Organic Material Found for First Time on Asteroid
The discovery of water ice on asteroids raises questions about the early solar system and the origin of life on Earth
U.S. Scientists Call for the Creation of an International Asteroid Defense Agency
Russia’s proposal for an Armageddon-style mission to deflect the space rock Apophis seemed bold, but it’s not the only one … Continued
Proof of Life in Three Martian Rocks May Come This Year
NASA says advanced instruments will allow it to definitively prove whether three Martian meteorites contain evidence of life
NASA Scientists Say Martian Meteorite May Have Brought Life to Earth
New analytical data supposedly backs the case for Martian life having once existed
Are You Drinking Water From Outer Space Right Now?
A study suggests that Earth's water was imported by asteroids, long after the planet was first formed