Asteroids and Comets News


Mission Press Releases

  • Association of Space Explorers Briefing: Asteroid Threats: A Call for Global Response - Results
    Association of Space Explorers (ASE) - Friday, September 5, 2008
    Posted on: 9/5/2008 2:17:29 PM PDT

  • Research Aims to Unmask Comets Posing as Asteroids
    Planetary Science Institute - Wednesday, September 3, 2008
    Posted on: 9/3/2008 7:32:57 PM PDT

  • Cosmic connections: Imperial scientist locates the origin of cosmic dust
    Imperial College London - Wednesday, September 3, 2008
    Posted on: 9/3/2008 8:08:37 AM PDT

  • Astronomers find an unusual new denizen of the Solar System
    Kingston University - Thursday, August 21, 2008
    Posted on: 8/20/2008 2:21:27 PM PDT

  • MIT solves puzzle of meteorite-asteroid link
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Friday, August 15, 2008
    Posted on: 8/15/2008 8:29:04 AM PDT

  • Tunguska catastrophe: Evidence of acid rain supports meteorite theory
    Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres - Wednesday, July 16, 2008
    Posted on: 7/16/2008 7:12:47 PM PDT

  • Association of Space Explorers Committee Lecture at COSPAR on Near Earth Objects
    Association of Space Explorers (ASE) - Tuesday, July 15, 2008
    Posted on: 7/15/2008 10:43:52 AM PDT

  • Discovery of the source of the most common meteorites
    Astronomy & Astrophysics - Thursday, July 10, 2008
    Posted on: 7/10/2008 9:09:15 AM PDT

  • Study puts solar spin on asteroid moon formation
    University of Maryland - Thursday, July 10, 2008
    Posted on: 7/9/2008 10:32:55 AM PDT

  • SGAC Announces Winners of "Move An Asteroid 2008" International Competition
    Space Generation Advisory Council - Friday, July 4, 2008
    Posted on: 7/4/2008 12:41:41 PM PDT

  • Exploding Asteroid Theory Strengthened by New Evidence Located in Ohio, Indiana
    University of Cincinnati - Wednesday, July 2, 2008
    Posted on: 7/2/2008 5:30:55 PM PDT

  • Rep. Rohrabacher Discusses 100th Anniversary of Tunguska Explosion Are We Prepared For Another?
    Rep. Rohrabacher - Saturday, June 28, 2008
    Posted on: 6/28/2008 10:25:03 AM PDT

  • Tunguska Explosion 100th Anniversary Press Conference
    Planetary Society - Saturday, June 28, 2008
    Posted on: 6/28/2008 10:23:00 AM PDT

  • 100 Years of Space Rock: The Tunguska Impact
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Saturday, June 28, 2008
    Posted on: 6/28/2008 10:21:21 AM PDT

  • NASA ER-2 Jet Finds New Type of Comet Dust Mineral
    Johnson Space Center - Friday, June 13, 2008
    Posted on: 6/13/2008 11:03:26 AM PDT

  • All in a spin record breaking asteroid discovered
    Science and Technology Facilities Council - Wednesday, May 28, 2008
    Posted on: 5/28/2008 7:41:53 AM PDT

  • Engineering researcher seeks answers to asteroid deflection
    University of Iowa - Tuesday, May 27, 2008
    Posted on: 5/27/2008 8:56:09 PM PDT

  • NASA Statement on Student Asteroid Calculations
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, April 16, 2008
    Posted on: 4/16/2008 1:06:33 PM PDT

  • Geologists Discover New Way of Estimating Size and Frequency of Meteorite Impacts
    National Science Foundation - Friday, April 11, 2008
    Posted on: 4/11/2008 5:44:39 PM PDT

  • IU Asteroid Program "records" final chapter
    Indiana University - Monday, April 7, 2008
    Posted on: 4/7/2008 8:45:08 AM PDT

  • No Mission Status Releases