Six Satellites Launched From One Indian Rocket: What Are They Doing?
Tasks range from asteroid detection to testing how a Google Nexus One works in space
Space Laser Takes Aim At Future Asteroids
After two close calls, scientists at UC Santa Barbara have conceived a system of harnessing solar power into a laser to zap oncoming asteroids and meteors out of existence.
Asteroid Warning System To Watch For Next 2012 DA14
The new alert system will warn of incoming asteroids up to three weeks in advance.
Russian Meteor Wrap Up: Nuclear Bomb-Sized Explosion Injured 1,200
The asteroid injured more than one thousand people and caused massive damage to the southern Russian town of Chelyabinsk
Meteorite Hits Russia And Injures More Than 500 People
The space rock exploded as it drew close to Earth, shooting fireballs into buildings.
NASA Testing Orion Engines and Parachutes
NASA is testing the engines and parachute systems for its Orion spacecraft, designed to carry astronauts to the moon and asteroids
NASA To Investigate Asteroid Impact Hazard With OSIRIS-REx
The RQ36 is an asteroid about 500 yards across, and it has a 1 in 2,400 chance to hit the earth late in the 22nd century.
Asteroid Will Buzz Earth Next Friday
Asteroid 2012 DA14 will pass within 17,000 miles of Earth next Friday.