Japan's space agency has revealed the first ever video footage recorded from the surface of a moving asteroid.
Japan's space agency JAXA has succeeded in landing two tiny hopping robots on the asteroid Ryugu.
Despite being labelled by NASA as 'potentially hazardous', asteroid 2016 NF23 does not pose a threat.
The new mineral is reportedly harder than diamond and has a never-before-seen molecular structure.
Originally classed as an asteroid, the object known as 'Oumuamua is now believed to be a comet.
A new 18-page document outlines how NASA and FEMA will approach the threat of an apocalyptic asteroid strike.
According to a new study, only a few select bird species survived the asteroid strike that wiped out the dinosaurs.
An asteroid believed to be from another solar system has been found orbiting the Sun in the wrong direction.
An asteroid from the earliest days of the solar system has been found four billion kilometers from Earth.
Researchers have put forward the idea of hollowing out an asteroid and using it to travel between the stars.
According to Goldman Sachs, asteroid mining has the potential to produce the world's first trillionaires.
An asteroid the size of a warehouse passed our planet at the weekend just hours after it was first spotted.
Rather than ramming or nuking a large space rock, scientists have suggested simply covering it in paint.
Researchers believe that it is very likely that the interstellar asteroid came from a binary star system.
NASA is working with US nuclear authorities to develop a spacecraft that can nuke dangerous space rocks.
The space rock known as 'Oumuamua is thought to have been tumbling around chaotically for billions of years.
The disconcertingly-shaped space rock was last seen hurtling past our planet back in October 2015.
Oumuamua, the first ever confirmed visitor to our solar system, has a thick layer of organic insulation.
An asteroid thought to have come from another solar system is to be checked for signs of alien technology.
An asteroid thought to have come from interstellar space is carrying organic carbon-based molecules.