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Asteroid that flew past Earth has its own mini moon

The first radar images of a huge asteroid that safely flew past Earth show that the space rock has its own small moon, NASA scientists say. The asteroid 2004 BL86 made its closest approach on......

Earth's near encounter with asteroid on Friday

An asteroid, about half the size of a football field, will pass in close proximity to Earth, closer than the orbits of some geosynchronous satellites, on Friday night. The asteroid called "2012......

270m Asteroid Apophis to whiz past Earth today

Apophis, an asteroid with an estimated diameter of almost three football fields (270m), will make its close approach to Earth this week. Slooh Space Camera will cover its near-approach on January......

PHOTOS: 34-km-wide asteroid flies past earth

Thirty four-km-wide Eros, the second largest near-earth asteroid, had a fly by of earth and can now be seen in the constellations Leo, Sextans and Hydra. Asteroid 433 Eros (1898 DQ), also known as......

The bus-sized asteroid that nearly hit earth!

An asteroid the size of a tour bus zipped past the Earth in a flyby so close that it was nearer to the planet than some satellites, National Aeronautics and Space Administration scientists have......

Fly to moon, for $100 million!

The company that pioneered commercial space travel by sending 'tourists' up to the International Space Station is planning a new mission: rocketting people around the far side of the moon.The price......
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Study

Flying people to deep space - like Mars or an asteroid - is high on Nasa's wish list, but research on mice suggested Friday that extended radiation... ...

http://gadgets.ndtv.com/science/news/radiation-may-harm-astronauts-brains-on-long-space-flights-study-688042
Meteorites reveal new age for moon

Washington, April 17 (IANS): After analysing shock signatures found in stony meteorites that came from the main asteroid belt, a NASA-funded... ...

http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=312544
Meteorites from Main Asteroid Belt reveal moon is 4.5 billion years old

A new analysis of meteorites from the Main Asteroid Belt revealed that moon is 4.5 billion years old. The NASA-funded research team led by Dr.... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/meteorites-from-main-asteroid-belt-reveal-moon-is-45-billion-years-old-news-international-permJegbgbcii.html
Chile to Host 70 Per cent of World's Astronomical Infrastructure by 2020

File Photo: The European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) in its enclosure on Cerro Armazones, a 3060-metre mountaintop in Chile's Atacama Desert.... ...

http://m.ndtv.com/world-news/chile-to-host-70-per-cent-of-worlds-astronomical-infrastructure-by-2020-755233
'Statue of Liberty' sized asteroid may hit Earth in October 2017

Astronomers have warned that a "Statue of Liberty" sized asteroid may hit Earth in October 2017 that could pt thousands of people in hospital. Dr... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/statue-of-liberty-sized-asteroid-may-hit-earth-in-october-2017-news-international-pepqJfgcgcbfc.html

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