NEO News


Mission Press Releases

  • Asteroid Expert Receives Carl Sagan Medal for Public Communication
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Thursday, July 11, 2013
    Posted on: 7/12/2013 4:38:52 PM PDT

  • Evidence for Complex Molecules on Pluto's Surface
    Southwest Research Institute - Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    Posted on: 12/20/2011 5:26:48 PM PDT

  • Avoiding an Asteroid Collision: Tel Aviv University Researchers Reveal a New Dimension in the Study of Asteroid Pairs
    American Friends of Tel Aviv University - Monday, September 13, 2010
    Posted on: 9/13/2010 9:23:09 PM PDT

  • NASA: Scientists Talk about Asteroids Passing Near Earth Wednesday
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, September 7, 2010
    Posted on: 9/7/2010 8:59:54 PM PDT

  • NAS: Report Examines Options for Detecting & Countering Near-Earth Objects
    National Academy of Sciences - Friday, January 22, 2010
    Posted on: 1/22/2010 12:41:36 PM PDT

  • Planetary Society Awards NEO Trackers
    Planetary Society - Tuesday, April 28, 2009
    Posted on: 4/28/2009 5:18:11 PM PDT

  • Experts to Dicsuss Dangers, Legal Issues of Thwarting Threatening Near-Earth Objects
    University of Nebraska-Lincoln - Thursday, April 16, 2009
    Posted on: 4/16/2009 10:10:52 AM PDT

  • ESO Views of Earth-Approaching Asteroid Toutatis
    European Southern Observatory - Wednesday, September 29, 2004
    Posted on: 9/29/2004 10:22:40 AM PDT

  • Large Asteroid Will Zoom Safely Past Earth Wednesday
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Tuesday, September 28, 2004
    Posted on: 9/28/2004 2:33:13 PM PDT

  • ESA considers the next step in assessing the risk from Near-Earth Objects
    European Space Agency - Wednesday, July 14, 2004
    Posted on: 7/14/2004 9:26:50 AM PDT

  • Halloween Asteroid
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Thursday, October 31, 2002
    Posted on: 10/31/2002 2:55:49 PM PDT

  • Small Asteroid Impacts Less than Predicted
    American Astronomical Society - Tuesday, October 8, 2002
    Posted on: 10/8/2002 5:37:44 PM PDT

  • University of Hawaii Astronomers to Develop New telescopes for "Killer Asteroid" Search
    University of Hawaii - Tuesday, October 8, 2002
    Posted on: 10/8/2002 5:31:38 PM PDT

  • Cornell astronomer tells Congress it should spend $125 million for new telescope to detect Earth-threatening asteroids
    Cornell University - Thursday, October 3, 2002
    Posted on: 10/3/2002 10:02:13 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NEO News (09/25/08) Managing the Impact Hazard
    Ames Research Center - September 26, 2008
    Posted on: 9/26/2008 7:59:16 AM PDT

  • Asteroid (4179) Toutatis to Pass Closely By Earth on Wednesday, September 29, 2004
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - September 27, 2004
    Posted on: 9/27/2004 12:22:47 PM PDT

  • Working Group on NEOs; Triennnial Report for the International Astronomical Union
    International Astronomical Union - November 5, 2002
    Posted on: 11/5/2002 7:00:03 PM PDT

  • Hearing Statement: "The Threat of Near-Earth Asteroids", Joseph Burns, Solar System Exploration Survey Committee
    National Research Council - October 3, 2002
    Posted on: 10/3/2002 2:58:27 PM PDT

  • Hearing Statement: "The Threat of Near-Earth Asteroids", Joseph Burns, Solar System Exploration Survey Committee (Appendices)
    National Research Council - October 3, 2002
    Posted on: 10/3/2002 2:55:56 PM PDT

  • Hearing Statement: "The Threat of Near-Earth Asteroids", Brig. Gen. Simon Worden, United States Strategic Command
    United States Space Command - October 3, 2002
    Posted on: 10/3/2002 2:12:23 PM PDT

  • Hearing Statement: "The Threat of Near-Earth Asteroids", Edward Weiler, NASA Office of Space Science
    NASA HQ - October 3, 2002
    Posted on: 10/3/2002 2:09:20 PM PDT

  • Hearing Statement: "The Threat of Near-Earth Asteroids", David Morrison, NASA ARC
    Ames Research Center - October 3, 2002
    Posted on: 10/3/2002 2:01:57 PM PDT