Scientists Discover the Closest Known Asteroid to the Sun
It's one of 19 asteroids that have been detected within Earth's orbit.
This Asteroid Hunter Is Tasked With Saving Earth from Killer Impacts
Lindley Johnson is NASA’s Planetary Defense Officer and in many ways, the fate of the Earth rests in his hands. But he’s not stressed about it.
NASA Has Opened a Planetary Defense Office to Protect Earth from Cosmic Collisions
Following a meteor "super-fireball" blast in 2013 and last year's "Halloween Asteroid" scare, the space agency has established an operation that aims to detect, track, and intercept astral bodies that threaten to hit the planet.
NASA Just Discovered an Asteroid Will Fly Annoyingly Close to Earth on Halloween
It’s expected to be the closest flyby by a large object until August 2027.
NASA Has Cut Off the Group That Wants to Save Us From Killer Asteroids
The B612 Foundation doesn't appear to be doing so well.