NASA has announced more details of an upcoming mission that will attempt to redirect an asteroid.
At a news conference yesterday, the space agency revealed how likely it is that the asteroid will hit us.
Scientists have identified two unusual asteroids between Mars and Jupiter that shouldn't actually be there.
NASA's Osiris-Rex spacecraft is now on its way back to Earth with samples collected from the asteroid Bennu.
A planetary defense exercise at the weekend ended up 'destroying' an area of Europe around 100km wide.
A new study has shown that the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs also gave birth to the Amazon rainforest.
Astronomers will have the opportunity to study the enormous space rock when it passes us by in March.
Scientists in Japan have unveiled the contents of the Ryugu sample capsule which recently returned to Earth.
Scientists have determined that mass extinctions have occurred throughout history with striking regularity.
Scientists have discovered that an asteroid trailing behind Mars could actually be a fragment of the Moon.
An asteroid with enough riches to make everyone on Earth a billionaire is the subject of a new Hubble study.
The space probe has successfully pulled off an ambitious landing maneuver on an asteroid 200 million miles away.
The larger space rock from which Bennu was formed may have once had water flowing across its surface.
Rumors have been circulating about an asteroid strike on November 2nd, but just how worried should we be ?
The destructiveness of the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs wasn't just down to its large size.
A large asteroid due to pass relatively close to the Earth next week appears to be taking its own precautions.
The US President has signed a new executive order to support the acquisition of resources in space.
Scientists have moved to debunk the claim that the coronavirus fell to Earth on a comet or asteroid.
Scientists have come up with a way to decide upon the best response to an incoming apocalyptic asteroid.
A new study has suggested that it was an asteroid strike, not volcanism, that ultimately wiped out the dinosaurs.