Topic: Don Yeomans
On November 8 and 9, the quarter-mile-wide asteroid 2005 YU55 will zoom past the Earth, coming within about 200,000 miles, a distance closer than our moon.
05/09/2011 05:39 pm
A NASA task force says the space agency should make protecting the planet a strategic goal.
07/27/2010 07:07 pm
The Hayabusa space capsule, which parachuted into the Australian Outback after a seven-year, billion-mile journey to the asteroid Itokawa and back, is now heading back to Japan for analysis.
06/17/2010 01:42 pm
A Japanese asteroid probe returned to Earth and sent a capsule plunging through the atmosphere over the Australian outback Sunday,
06/14/2010 03:35 pm
A Japanese space probe ended a seven-year journey to a nearby asteroid on Sunday, plunging through the atmosphere over the Australian outback.
06/14/2010 09:56 am
The asteroid Apophis is very unlikely to smack Earth in 2036. That's the good news from a large group of planetary scientists meeting this week in Puerto Rico
10/08/2009 01:00 am
The list of cosmic objects that could hit Earth is growing. Scientists study satellite 'tractors' and nuclear weapons as ways to divert asteroids headed our way.
07/22/2009 01:00 am