Asteroids and Comets News


Mission Press Releases

  • Rep. Rohrabacher Requests Hearing To Assess Near Earth Objects Threat
    Rep. Rohrabacher - Monday, June 25, 2007
    Posted on: 6/25/2007 9:56:27 AM PDT

  • Planetary Society Asteroid Tagging Contest Generates Worldwide Interest
    Planetary Society - Thursday, May 24, 2007
    Posted on: 5/24/2007 5:43:18 AM PDT

  • Complete NASA Report "2006 Near Earth Object Survey and Deflection Study" Online at B612 Foundation Website
    B612 Foundation - Saturday, May 5, 2007
    Posted on: 5/5/2007 2:32:24 PM PDT

  • Celestial Fender-Bender Left Asteroid to Cool without Insulation, Find UMass Amherst Scientists
    University of Massachusetts - Tuesday, April 24, 2007
    Posted on: 4/24/2007 7:40:52 PM PDT

  • PSI Scientists Find Migrating Regolith on Tiny Asteroid Itokawa
    - Thursday, April 19, 2007
    Posted on: 4/19/2007 10:09:03 PM PDT

  • The Planetary Society Awards Asteroid Trackers
    Planetary Society - Wednesday, March 14, 2007
    Posted on: 3/14/2007 5:38:13 PM PDT

  • Light Gives Asteroids Spin
    Max Planck Society - Saturday, March 10, 2007
    Posted on: 3/10/2007 7:56:27 AM PDT

  • NASA Near-Earth Object Survey and Deflection Analysis of Alternatives Report to Congress
    NASA HQ - Friday, March 9, 2007
    Posted on: 3/9/2007 9:23:54 PM PDT

  • The Celestial Whirligig - Unique Observations of Comet McNaught Reveal Sprinkling Nucleus
    European Southern Observatory - Friday, February 23, 2007
    Posted on: 2/23/2007 7:49:27 PM PDT

  • UAH researchers working on laser system to deflect asteroid on collision
    University of Alabama-Huntsville - Thursday, February 22, 2007
    Posted on: 2/22/2007 7:43:03 PM PDT

  • Agenda Set for Planetary Defense Conference, March 58 in Washington, D.C.
    Aerospace Corporation - Wednesday, January 31, 2007
    Posted on: 1/31/2007 9:18:51 AM PDT

  • SOHO prepares for comet McNaught
    European Space Agency - Friday, January 12, 2007
    Posted on: 1/12/2007 11:28:28 AM PDT

  • Rough road results in B.C. meteorite find
    University of Calgary - Tuesday, January 9, 2007
    Posted on: 1/9/2007 7:03:46 PM PDT

  • Diamonds from Outer Space: Geologists Discover Origin of Earth's Mysterious Black Diamonds
    National Science Foundation - Tuesday, January 9, 2007
    Posted on: 1/9/2007 6:28:31 PM PDT

  • Asteroid Detection and Science
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Wednesday, December 27, 2006
    Posted on: 12/27/2006 7:40:31 PM PDT

  • Naval Research Laboratory scientists analyze Comet Wild 2 samples
    Naval Research Laboratory - Friday, December 22, 2006
    Posted on: 12/22/2006 10:22:09 AM PDT

  • Stardust Mission Findings Override Previous Beliefs
    University of Washington - Thursday, December 14, 2006
    Posted on: 12/14/2006 8:59:07 PM PDT

  • Unlocking the frozen secrets of comet Wild 2
    Carnegie Institution - Thursday, December 14, 2006
    Posted on: 12/14/2006 6:57:29 PM PDT

  • Invitation to a Planetary Society Press Conference: Planetary Society Offers $50,000 Prize for Asteroid Tagging Designs
    Planetary Society - Tuesday, December 12, 2006
    Posted on: 12/12/2006 4:49:48 PM PDT

  • Regional nuclear war could devastate global climate
    Rutgers University - Monday, December 11, 2006
    Posted on: 12/11/2006 3:20:34 PM PDT

  • No Mission Status Releases