A newly designed NASA's tool named Scout helps detect dangerous asteroids before they hit the Earth.
Scientists are formulating ways on how to protect the universe, especially humans.
The American space agency wants to investigate a unique metal world in space and is currently deciding to send a rocket to it.
"Intruder Alert" system will warn earth of potential asteroid crashes that could wipe out cities -- or worse, humanity as a whole.
Speculations have been rife recently that a powerful asteroid is headed towards Earth, and will lead to an extinction level destruction.
Asteroid mining is still in its infancy—no would-be miners have managed to land on a space rock, much less harvest the water and metals locked away inside of it. But if a spate of recent announcements are any indicator, private companies might lead the charge.
A small asteroid just made a very close flyby past Earth's geosynchronous satellites. It almost went unnoticed, with scientists discovering the nuisance space rock just two days before its close encounter.
Carrying a sample of the asteroid from billion of years ago, scientists can investigate where humans come from.
The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is all set to take off on Thursday for the groundbreaking asteroid Bennu mission.
Legendary musician Freddie Mercury has an asteroid named after him.
NASA has set the launch date of its first asteroid-sampling mission, the OSIRIS REx spacecraft on September 8 with the hopes of harvesting a large quantity of samples from the near-Earth asteroid ‘Bennu’.