Impact Events News


Mission Press Releases

  • Integral Challenges Physics Beyond Einstein
    European Space Agency - Thursday, June 30, 2011
    Posted on: 6/30/2011 9:21:04 PM PDT

  • Integral discovers the galaxy’s antimatter cloud is lopsided
    - Wednesday, January 9, 2008
    Posted on: 1/9/2008 5:54:58 PM PDT

  • More Than a Meteor Likely Killed Dinosaurs 65 Million Years Ago
    National Science Foundation - Wednesday, October 18, 2006
    Posted on: 10/18/2006 6:13:58 AM PDT

  • Seismic Study of Ancient Cataclysm Begins
    United States Geological Survey - Monday, October 4, 2004
    Posted on: 10/4/2004 9:16:12 PM PDT

  • AIAA and Aerospace Corporation Co-Sponsor Planetary Defense Conference: Defending Earth from Asteroids and Comets
    American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics - Monday, January 19, 2004
    Posted on: 1/19/2004 9:43:17 PM PDT

  • Potentially Hazardous Asteroid Given Torino 1 Rating
    NEO Information Centre - Tuesday, September 2, 2003
    Posted on: 9/2/2003 1:22:38 PM PDT

  • Fewer Earthbound asteroids will hit home
    Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine - Thursday, July 17, 2003
    Posted on: 7/17/2003 11:43:53 AM PDT

  • Evidence for meteor in early mass extinction found
    Louisiana State University - Friday, June 13, 2003
    Posted on: 6/13/2003 8:38:24 AM PDT

  • An Asteroid Impact in 2880: Giant Waves and Coastal Devastation
    Astrobiology Magazine - Saturday, May 31, 2003
    Posted on: 5/31/2003 1:52:47 PM PDT

  • Massive tsunami sweeps Atlantic Coast in asteroid impact scenario for March 16, 2880
    University of California Santa Cruz - Tuesday, May 27, 2003
    Posted on: 5/27/2003 6:55:07 PM PDT

  • Meteorites Rained on Earth After Massive Asteroid Breakup
    Rice University - Thursday, May 8, 2003
    Posted on: 5/8/2003 8:02:13 PM PDT

  • NEO News: Tsunami hazard
    Ames Research Center - Monday, March 17, 2003
    Posted on: 3/17/2003 2:10:29 PM PDT

  • Worried About Asteroid-Ocean Impacts? Don't Sweat the Small Stuff
    University of Arizona - Monday, March 17, 2003
    Posted on: 3/17/2003 1:21:39 PM PDT

  • NASA Radar Mission Reveals Rim of Chicxulub Impact Crater
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Thursday, March 6, 2003
    Posted on: 3/6/2003 5:30:34 PM PDT

  • Simulations of collisions shed light on the internal structure of asteroids
    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) - Monday, March 3, 2003
    Posted on: 3/3/2003 5:42:35 PM PDT

  • A few thoughts on Mass Extinctions
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - Friday, February 21, 2003
    Posted on: 2/21/2003 1:30:52 PM PDT

  • Los Alamos researcher quantifies meteor false alarm rate for nuclear test monitoring system
    Los Alamos National Laboratory - Friday, February 14, 2003
    Posted on: 2/14/2003 7:37:29 PM PDT

  • NASA Should Lead More Focused Program to Reduce Threat from Hazardous Asteroids
    National Optical Astronomy Observatory - Tuesday, February 4, 2003
    Posted on: 2/4/2003 7:41:54 PM PDT

  • Dinosaurs Experienced Climate Changes Before K-T Collision
    Pennsylvania State University - Tuesday, January 14, 2003
    Posted on: 1/14/2003 9:24:12 PM PDT

  • The Aerospace Corporation to Chair AIAA's First Planetary Defense Conference: Protecting Earth From Asteroids
    American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics - Monday, December 16, 2002
    Posted on: 12/16/2002 10:06:14 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NEO News (01/15/04) Risk Reduction
    Ames Research Center - January 17, 2004
    Posted on: 1/17/2004 1:54:35 PM PDT

  • NEO Report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development - April 2, 2003
    Posted on: 4/2/2003 7:25:44 PM PDT

  • House Science Committee Hearing Charter: The Threat of Near-Earth Asteroids
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - October 3, 2002
    Posted on: 10/3/2002 6:39:52 AM PDT

  • NEO News (08/07/02) NEOs at ACM
    Ames Research Center - August 6, 2002
    Posted on: 8/6/2002 6:29:51 PM PDT

  • NEO News (08/06/02) Last words on NT7
    Ames Research Center - August 6, 2002
    Posted on: 8/6/2002 6:28:48 PM PDT

  • NEO News (07/25/02) Confusion on 2002 NT7
    Ames Research Center - July 26, 2002
    Posted on: 7/26/2002 10:55:29 AM PDT

  • H.R.4613: The Pete Conrad Awards Bill: U.S. To Honor NEO Activities of Amateur Astronomers
    Rep. Rohrabacher - April 30, 2002
    Posted on: 4/30/2002 5:42:44 PM PDT

  • Progress in the Spaceguard Survey
    Ames Research Center - February 9, 2002
    Posted on: 2/9/2002 7:21:01 PM PDT

  • NEO News: Spaceguard: How Are We Doing?
    Ames Research Center - February 1, 2002
    Posted on: 2/1/2002 7:26:28 PM PDT

  • NEO News (11/9/01) Impact frequency again
    Ames Research Center - November 9, 2001
    Posted on: 11/9/2001 6:58:47 PM PDT

  • ISS Naked-Eye Visibility Data From Selected Cities 16-21 Aug 2001
    NASA HQ - August 16, 2001
    Posted on: 8/16/2001 9:48:10 PM PDT

  • ISS Increment 2 and 3 Management Status Report
    Johnson Space Center - May 4, 2001
    Posted on: 5/13/2001 9:38:05 PM PDT

  • STS-100 Status Report #11 - 24 Apr 2001 - 6:30 PM CDT
    Johnson Space Center - April 24, 2001
    Posted on: 4/24/2001 10:15:38 PM PDT