Topic: Meteoroid Environment Office
Draconid meteor shower viewing is potentially much more exciting this year, as Earth is expected to hit some tendrils of comet dust head-on. But the peak is Saturday afternoon.
10/07/2011 08:11 pm
A massive fireball lit up the daytime sky over much of the East Coast on Monday, as what was most likely a meteor burned up in the earth's atmosphere.
02/16/2011 01:09 pm
Meteor shower tonight: The first meteor display of 2011 – the annual Quadrantid meteor shower – will hit its peak tonight, weather permitting.
01/03/2011 11:12 pm
Perseid meteor shower tonight is at its peak. It's the only meteor shower known to have killed a satellite and delayed a space-shuttle launch. Enter the Meteoroid Environment Office.
08/12/2010 02:19 pm
A meteor storm predicted for next year could imperil satellites and the space station, say NASA experts.
06/16/2010 08:24 pm
Draconid meteor shower: NASA is assessing the risk to spacecraft posed by the upcoming 2011 Draconid meteor shower, a seven-hour storm of tiny space rocks.
06/16/2010 05:58 pm
The space agency is asking people in northeastern Alabama to keep an eye out for any unusual looking rocks.
06/07/2010 01:26 pm
The Leonid meteor shower gets underway at 3:30am
11/17/2009 12:00 am