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NASA has released a video showing the locations and motions of 29,375 asteroids and comets that have been discovered by the agency's Near-Earth Object Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) spacecraft. The video has been released to coincide with the publishing of the fourth year of NEOWISE observations, during which the telescope identified 10 potentially hazardous near-Earth aster
The odds of the Earth being hit by a large asteroid are extremely slim, but the potential damage is extremely large, so a partnership of scientists have been studying a conceptual spacecraft designed to deflect dangerous asteroids before they reach us. Called the Hypervelocity Asteroid Mitigation Mission for Emergency Response (HAMMER) vehicle, the 9-m (30-ft) tall, 8.8-ton spacecraft is a mo
An asteroid passing within 26,000 mi (42,000 km) of Earth, which is one tenth the distance to the Moon and not far above the orbital altitude of communications satellites, might seem like cause for concern. But when the 10 to 20 m wide asteroid 2012 TC4 did just that in the early hours of today, it provided the perfect opportunity to test a global asteroid-impact early-warning system...Contin


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