Topic: Peter Jenniskens
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
Researchers will be gathering data during the Perseid meteor shower. August 2010 is part of a renaissance for meteor science in the US after nearly two decades of neglect.
08/12/2010 09:11 pm
Meteor shower August 2010 peak comes early Friday. Emanating from the constellation Perseid, the meteor shower could yield sightings in some locations of up to 75 meteors an hour.
08/12/2010 09:50 am
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 Japanese spacecraft won't survive re-entry, but it will launch a small capsule containing collected space material that hopefully lands in Australia.
06/11/2010 02:24 pm
Japan's Hayabusa spacecraft is scheduled to touch down in Australia on June 13. The probe might be carrying a little piece of asteroid.
06/02/2010 04:03 pm