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Slashdot Items Tagged "asteroid"

Date / TimeStory
Monday June 29, 2015 @10:39PM Asteroid Day On June 30 Aims To Raise Awareness of Collision Risks
Thursday April 02, 2015 @09:19AM NASA-ESA Project Will Shoot an Asteroid To See What Happens
Wednesday March 25, 2015 @05:42PM NASA's ARM Will Take a Boulder From an Asteroid and Put It In Lunar Orbit
Monday March 23, 2015 @03:21PM World's Largest Asteroid Impacts Found In Central Australia
Monday March 16, 2015 @08:41AM NASA Wants Your Help Hunting For Asteroids
Thursday February 05, 2015 @02:04PM Craters Pop As NASA's Dawn Probe Approaches Ceres
Monday January 26, 2015 @01:12PM "Once In a Lifetime" Asteroid Sighting Monday Night
Sunday November 30, 2014 @03:04AM Hayabusa 2 Asteroid Probe Postponed By Weather Until Early December
Monday November 24, 2014 @11:34AM NASA Offering Contracts To Encourage Asteroid Mining
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @02:25PM Earth Gets Another Quasi-Moon
Sunday September 07, 2014 @02:25AM Newly Discovered 60-foot Asteroid About To Buzz By Earth
Sunday July 27, 2014 @07:02PM Off the Florida Coast, Astronauts Train For Asteroid Mission
Sunday July 20, 2014 @04:24PM A Look At NASA's Orion Project
Sunday June 15, 2014 @10:10AM Radar Data Yields High-Resolution Views of Near-Earth Asteroid HQ124
Friday May 23, 2014 @04:56PM Russian Meteor: Chelyabinsk Asteroid Had Violent Past
Wednesday April 23, 2014 @11:49AM Asteroid Impacts Bigger Risk Than Thought
Wednesday March 26, 2014 @02:34PM First Asteroid Discovered Sporting a Ring System
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @09:19AM Up-Front Seats For Tonight's Near-Earth Asteroid
Wednesday February 05, 2014 @01:17PM Weird Asteroid Itokawa Has a Dual Personality
Thursday October 17, 2013 @05:25PM How Many Tiny Chelyabinsk-Class Asteroids Buzz Earth?
Thursday September 19, 2013 @01:03PM "Synthetic Tracking" Makes It Possible to Find Millions of Near Earth Asteroids
Monday August 26, 2013 @07:57AM NASA Visualizes Asteroid Grab Mission
Saturday July 13, 2013 @12:51AM Texas & Florida Vie For Private Lunar Company Golden Spike's HQ
Sunday June 09, 2013 @01:49AM Asteroid Passes (Just) 65,000 Miles From Earth
Friday February 22, 2013 @07:05AM First asteroid-tracking satellite will be Canadian
Saturday February 16, 2013 @02:39AM California Professors Unveil Proposal To Attack Asteroids With Lasers
Wednesday February 13, 2013 @03:30PM Radar Guns Primed for Asteroid Spin Trap
Monday February 11, 2013 @07:23PM CNN Anchor wonders if asteroid is result of global warming.
Friday February 01, 2013 @01:00PM First Details of Chinese Spacecraft's Asteroid Encounter
Thursday January 10, 2013 @04:35AM Asteroid Apophis Just Got Bigger
Wednesday January 09, 2013 @04:34PM Asteroid Apophis Just Got Supersized
Saturday December 22, 2012 @08:20PM Asteroid 2011 AG5 Will Miss Earth In 2040
Saturday December 22, 2012 @06:50AM Asteroid '2011 AG5' will miss Earth in 2040
Monday December 17, 2012 @02:34AM Chinese Moon Probe Flies By Asteroid Toutatis
Saturday December 15, 2012 @12:24AM Chinese Moon Probe Flies by Asteroid Toutatis
Thursday September 20, 2012 @11:37PM Asteroid Vesta Covered in Hydrogen
Monday July 02, 2012 @04:08PM NASA'S Orion Arrives At Kennedy, Work Underway For First Launch
Saturday June 23, 2012 @12:10PM Laser Treatment For Earth-Bound Asteroids
Saturday June 23, 2012 @11:57AM Laser Treatment for Earth-bound Asteroids
Monday April 23, 2012 @10:52PM Asteroid the 'Size of a Minivan' Exploded Over California
Tuesday April 03, 2012 @03:58PM Neil deGrasse Tyson Outlines a Plan For Saving Earth From Asteroids
Wednesday March 28, 2012 @10:34AM Engineers Working On Swarm Of Laser Wielding Satellites To Deflect Asteroids
Tuesday March 06, 2012 @01:09PM What to do about an asteroid that has a 1 in 625 chance of hitting us in 2040?
Sunday March 04, 2012 @03:38PM Asteroid Will Make Close Pass To Earth
Sunday March 04, 2012 @02:45PM No, asteroid 2012 DA14 will not hit us next February
Sunday January 22, 2012 @10:14AM International Organization To Assess Earth Defense From Space Dangers
Sunday January 22, 2012 @09:53AM NEOShield to assess Earth Defence
Saturday December 03, 2011 @10:05AM 3D Video of Asteroid Vesta
Thursday December 01, 2011 @11:21PM 3D video of Asteroid Vesta
Wednesday November 09, 2011 @04:42AM Keck Snaps Infrared Pic of Asteroid 2005 YU55
Tuesday November 08, 2011 @10:19AM NASA Snaps New Photo of Incoming Asteroid
Thursday October 27, 2011 @02:15PM Asteroid Lutetia Revealed as a Protoplanet
Sunday October 23, 2011 @10:23AM Using Fuel Depots Instead of Giant Rockets
Wednesday October 12, 2011 @05:20PM Near-Earth Asteroid Discovered Via Crowdsourcing
Wednesday October 12, 2011 @05:15PM Near-Earth Asteroid Discovered via Crowdsourcing
Friday August 19, 2011 @06:19AM Chinese to keep us from going extinct in 2036
Thursday July 28, 2011 @03:06AM First Earth Trojan Asteroid Discovered
Sunday July 17, 2011 @12:03PM NASA Probe Orbiting Asteroid Vesta
Sunday July 17, 2011 @09:35AM Dawn Sends Signal, Now Orbiting Asteroid Vesta
Wednesday May 25, 2011 @06:14PM NASA Plans Asteroid Sample Return Mission
Tuesday November 16, 2010 @10:02AM Hayabusa Captured Asteroid Dust Confirmed
Tuesday November 16, 2010 @06:04AM Success! Hayabusa Captured Asteroid Dust (Really)
Thursday November 04, 2010 @02:11PM NASA's Stunning Close-up Photos of Comet Hartley 2
Thursday November 04, 2010 @08:29AM Destroy Earth From the Comfort of Your Computer
Wednesday October 27, 2010 @05:17AM Giant Impact Crater Found In Australia
Monday October 11, 2010 @08:21AM A Asteroid Will Pass Very Close to Earth Tomorrow
Friday October 08, 2010 @09:06PM Collision of Two Asteroids Spotted For the First Time
Tuesday September 28, 2010 @07:36PM Fifty Meter Asteroid Might Hit Earth In 2098
Sunday August 22, 2010 @11:16PM Yet another Jupiter impact (reusable headline)
Wednesday August 11, 2010 @10:08PM Space Station Module Could Carry Humans To Asteroid
Thursday July 29, 2010 @10:13PM 1-in-1,000 Chance of Asteroid Impact In ... 2182?
Tuesday July 27, 2010 @04:47PM 1-in-1,000 Chance of Asteroid Impact in... 2182?
Saturday July 17, 2010 @09:15PM WISE Discovers 95 New Near-Earth Asteroids
Friday July 09, 2010 @11:18AM Hayabusa Returns Particles From Asteroid
Sunday June 13, 2010 @03:27PM NASA Aircraft Videos Hayabusa Re-Entry
Wednesday June 09, 2010 @11:45PM NASA Astronomers To Observe Hayabusa's Fiery Homecoming
Friday May 21, 2010 @12:25PM Vast Asteroid Crater Found In Timor Sea
Friday April 30, 2010 @12:59AM Life's Building Blocks Found On Asteroid 24 Themis
Wednesday December 30, 2009 @11:24PM Russia Plans To Divert Asteroid
Saturday December 19, 2009 @04:18PM Simulation of Closest Asteroid Fly-By
Friday December 18, 2009 @08:45AM The Social Difficulty of Saving Earth From an Asteroid
Thursday December 17, 2009 @12:28PM World leaders to save Earth from Asteroids?
Wednesday November 11, 2009 @06:19AM Unknown 7m Asteroid Almost Impacted Earth
Wednesday October 07, 2009 @11:27PM NASA Downgrades Asteroid-Earth Collision Risk
Monday October 05, 2009 @07:00AM Algae First To Recover After Asteroid Strike
Monday September 07, 2009 @09:43AM Irish Astronomers Investigate Sky Explosion
Tuesday October 07, 2008 @11:39AM Small Asteroid On Collision Course With Earth
Monday August 04, 2008 @04:33PM Gravity Tractor Could Deflect Asteroids
Friday May 09, 2008 @01:23PM NASA Planning Mission To 40-Meter-Wide Asteroid
Friday December 21, 2007 @08:43AM Chance for a Tunguska Sized Impact on Mars
Wednesday December 19, 2007 @11:55AM Tunguska Blast Was a Small Asteroid
Friday October 05, 2007 @02:57PM Missing Potential Earth-Busting Asteroid Found
Saturday March 17, 2007 @02:18PM NASA Outlines Asteroid Deflection Program
Friday June 16, 2006 @05:19PM Trojan Asteroids Found In Neptunian Orbit
Friday April 21, 2006 @07:18AM Apple Pushes to Unmask Product Leaker
Saturday March 11, 2006 @12:11PM How to Discover Impact Craters with Google Earth
Monday March 06, 2006 @08:51AM NASA Cancels Missions After All
Thursday March 02, 2006 @10:55PM The Financial Future of Space Travel
Thursday March 02, 2006 @01:10PM New Asteroid Becomes Earth's Biggest Threat

Humanity has the stars in its future, and that future is too important to be lost under the burden of juvenile folly and ignorant superstition. - Isaac Asimov


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