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NASA OSIRIS-Rex Mission Overview Video

From NASA on Facebook: “Our first asteroid sample return mission, OSIRIS-REx, will launch Thursday to venture to near-Earth asteroid Bennu. The mission seeks to discover clues about the [...]

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Radar Images Provide New Details on Halloween Asteroid | NASA

  “The highest-resolution radar images of asteroid 2015 TB145’s safe flyby of Earth have been processed. NASA scientists used giant, Earth-based radio telescopes to bounce radar [...]

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Halloween Asteroid a Treat for Radar Astronomers | NASA

“NASA scientists are tracking the upcoming Halloween flyby of asteroid 2015 TB145 with several optical observatories and the radar capabilities of the agency’s Deep Space Network at [...]

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Asteroid Named ‘Spooky’ Will Buzz Earth on Halloween | National Geographic

“A space rock bigger than a skyscraper will sail past Earth on Halloween, zipping by just beyond the moon. The asteroid won’t collide with our planet, but as a cosmic trick-or-treat [...]

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Big asteroid will safely pass Earth on Halloween | EarthSky.org

“NASA says asteroid 2015 TB145 is the biggest one to sweep near Earth until 2027. It’ll pass at 1.3 times the moon’s distance and be visible through telescopes! A newly found [...]

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Asteroid to Fly-by Earth Safely on January 26 | NASA

An asteroid, designated 2004 BL86, will safely pass about three times the distance of Earth to the moon on January 26. From its reflected brightness, astronomers estimate that the asteroid is [...]