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Japanese Robots Touch Down on Asteroid, Send Back Photos
Japanese Robots Touch Down on Asteroid, Send Back Photos

24 Sep 2018, 12:06 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The Hayabusa2 mission is off to a flying start on the asteroid Ryugu, as this weekend two tiny robots landed on the rock

 
Photo of Asteroid Bennu Taken by OSIRIS
Photo of Asteroid Bennu Taken by OSIRIS

31 Aug 2018, 13:27 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA's Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer takes photo of asteroid Bennu.

 
OSIRIS Spacecraft Approaches Asteroid Bennu for Sample Return Mission
OSIRIS Spacecraft Approaches Asteroid Bennu for Sample Return Mission

21 Aug 2018, 12:50 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA to announce new developments in the OSIRIS-Rex asteroid sample return mission in a press conference to be held on Friday.

 
Oumuamua Interstellar Object Accelerated and Changed Course in Our Solar System
Oumuamua Interstellar Object Accelerated and Changed Course in Our Solar System

28 Jun 2018, 08:24 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA, ESA and other scientists release additional information about the Oumuamua Interstellar Object, now calling it an active comet.

 
NASA Readies Ten Years Plan to Save the Earth from Killer Asteroids
NASA Readies Ten Years Plan to Save the Earth from Killer Asteroids

21 Jun 2018, 07:18 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA publishes The National Near-Earth Object Preparedness Strategy and Action Plan, meant to develop the tools and procedures for asteroid detection.