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Massive Newly Discovered Asteroid on Possible Trajectory to Collide With Earth in 2032; NASA Issues Reality Check, Says Chances Slim

A massive asteroid made an unsettlingly close approach toward Earth this month and although it sailed by and left our planet unscathed, there's a small chance of a collision the next time it approaches, approximately 19 years from now.
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NASA to Try to Capture Asteroid, Pull to the Moon

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has announced new plans to capture and re-direct a near-Earth asteroid, and is taking proposals to figure out the best way to do it.
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Could Nuking Potentially Catastrophic Asteroids Protect Earth? Some Experts Think So

An expert believes his plan to intercept asteroids with a nuclear warhead is the best plan to deal with dangerous asteroids.
NASA Seeks Funding For Asteroid Study

Obama Administration, NASA Seeks Money To Capture Asteroid and Explore Space [Video]

Even with a smaller budget, NASA has some big plans-plans that include capturing an asteroid and starting space travel again within the next five years.
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NASA Says Moon And Asteroids Both Were Hit By Bombardment

What does Earth's moon and several of the larger asteroids hovering around our solar system have in common? Well, according to NASA, they've both been blasted under a bombardment of asteroids in the past.
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Asteroids Could Be Mined For Their Fuel, Metals And Other Minerals By Robots Within Several Years

With all of the recent talk about asteroids lately, the recent talk indicates that the day when outer space asteroids will be able to be mined by robots may not be that far off.

Asteroid Hunting Satellite Launched into Space [VIDEO]

The first ever satellite designed to monitor space for asteroids was launched into orbit Monday aboard an Indian rocket.

NASA Releases Video of Asteroid Flyby (VIDEO)

NASA has released a video of the asteroid that flew by Earth over the weekend and came closer to the planet that some communication satellites.
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Meteor Scares Continue Following Russian Meteorite and 2012 DA14 After Sightings in California and Cuba [VIDEO]

The asteroid scare isn't over. Although the 150 foot wide asteroid known as 2012 DA14 has officially passed by earth, the memory of Friday's meteor that shattered windows with its sonic boom in Russia and left over 500 injured is still fresh on people's minds. To make matters even more frightening, more fireball sightings have been reported by residents in California and on Cuban state television.

Space News: Asteroid To Whiz By Earth, Astronaut Chris Hadfield Records Song From The International Space Station

Astronaut Chris Hadfield teamed up with Barenaked Ladies singer Ed Robertson to produce a single from space.
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Asteroid 2012 DA14: NASA Explains How It's Not A Threat At All (Video)

An asteroid, approximately 150-feet in diameter, according to NASA, is expected to make a flyby so close to our planet Earth that the asteroid will actually be between some of our satellites and planet. Despite the apparent hysteria that follows such a cosmic phenomenon, NASA has explicitly stated that there is no chance of a collision with our planet.
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Asteroid Apophis 2013: NASA Scientists to Study 'Killer' Rock Passing Near Earth this Week

An asteroid that NASA scientists are classifying as potentially hazardous is scheduled to fly near Earth on Wednesday, but experts are using the opportunity to study the asteroids for future reference.
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Vesta's Carbon-Rich Black Marks Craft Road Map for Life on Earth

Two to three billion years ago, a carbon-rich object crashed into the asteroid Vesta and formed dark blemishes on its surface, according to scientists working on NASA's Dawn mission.
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Deadly Asteroid will not collide with Earth in 2040, NASA says

Well, Earth has one less thing to worry about in 28 years.
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Asteroid 4179 Toutatis: 3 Miles Wide And Potentially Hazardous Passes 4.3-Million Miles Away (VIDEO)

An asteroid half the size of the one believed to have wiped out the dinosaurs is passing 4.3-million miles from Earth.
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